Have you ever lost your wallet? I most certainly have. I recently lost my wallet while traveling, and I had to go through the whole process of calling credit card companies, calling my bank, filing a police report, and dealing with different law enforcement agencies. The process is actually fairly complex. When relating my story […]
Contracts professors, policymakers, consumer groups and others have become particularly interested in another post-AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion case. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently agreed to an en banc rehearing of Kilgore v. Keybank, 673 F.3d 947 (9th Cir. 2012). The issue in this case is whether Concepcion precludes courts from preserving judicial access for public injunctions under state consumer protection statutes by invoking the public policy exemption from the Federal Arbitration Act’s (“FAA”) mandate that courts enforce arbitration agreements according to their terms. The en banc hearing is set for some time in December of this year.