Let me see if I understand this. In AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011), decided by the United States Supreme Court in April, the Court held in a 5-4 decision that the Federal Arbitration Act preempted California’s judicial rule prohibiting class-wide arbitration
In my post from a couple of weeks ago about the implementation of the Revised Rules of Appellate Procedure at the Supreme Court of Appeals, I neglected to mention a couple of other changes.
First, you’ll see on the calendar that in addition to the links for argument dockets, there
As promised (or maybe threatened), today I want to discuss one of the two new decisions from the United States Supreme Court dealing with arbitration. Although I had intended to address both, I think that Granite Rock Co. v. International Broth. of Teamsters, 2010 WL 2518518 (June 24, 2010),
I want to close out the month by discussing two decisions from the Supreme Court of Appeals that address the scope of the trial court’s review of an arbitration agreement. Tomorrow I’ll write about two new decisions from the United States Supreme Court that also deal with arbitration.
Today I want to bring to your attention two new decision from the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, which deal with the substance and procedure of the arbitration process.
In the first opinion, State ex rel. Clites v. Clawges, 2009 WL 3320488 (W.Va. 2009), Clites was hired as a