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In a 5-4 split, the Supreme Court backs AT&T's (T +0.9%) Mobility unit and its ability to...

In a 5-4 split, the Supreme Court backs AT&T's (T +0.9%) Mobility unit and its ability to block customers from pursuing a class-action suit, ruling that arbitration requirements in phone contracts trump California law. The ruling could affect tens of millions of arbitration deals in California alone.
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  • coloneldebugger
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    hey thanks supreme court. because no one at this point knows that the megacorp side of these arbitrations only win about 95% of the cases.
    27 Apr 2011, 11:17 AM Reply Like
  • westerner
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    Another shovel of dirt thrown on the Constitution of The United States of America.
    27 Apr 2011, 11:28 AM Reply Like
  • Ken Solonika
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    5-4 along ideological lines.

     

    “Arbitration is poorly suited to the higher stakes of class litigation,” Justice Antonin Scalia said for the court.

     

    Isn't is conservatives who are always railing about legislating from the bench?
    27 Apr 2011, 11:41 AM Reply Like
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