As they were in 2011, arbitration agreements waiving potential class action claims are again a hot legal topic in 2012. Immediately after the NLRB ruled that employee arbitration agreements violate federal labor laws—seemingly clashing with the Supreme Court’s ruling in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion—the Supreme Court doubled down on the legality of arbitration agreements in a commercial setting in CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood. We have both cases covered. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 161.
- Supreme Court In CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood Gives Another Victory to Proponents of Arbitration – Madison lawyer Michael Leffel of Foley & Lardner on the firm’s blog, The CFSL Bulletin
- Insurance For Fiduciaries: Know Your Options – New York lawyer Keith McMurdy of Fox Rothschild on their Employee Benefits Legal Blog
- Environmental Protection Agency Criticized by U.S. Supreme Court Justices Over Treatment of Land Owners In Wetlands Controversy – Florida lawyer Rosa Schechter of Eckstein Schechter Law on the firm’s blog Florida Commercial News
- You Say "Termination;" I Say, "Retirement." Is It Just Semantics Or Are They Mutually Exclusive? – San Diego lawyer Frances Rogers of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore on the firm’s California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog
- Is Geno’s Steaks Liable For The Beating Of The Rangers Fan? – Philadelphia attorney Stuart Carpey of Kreithen Baron & Carpey on his blog, Pennsylvania Injury Law Report
- NLRB Finds Employee Arbitration Agreement Waiving Class Claims Violates Federal Labor Law – Portland lawyer Dan Mueller of Stoel Rives on their blog Stoel Rives World of Employment
- Don’t Be that Person – Craziest Lawsuits of 2011 – New Jersey attorney Deirdre Wheatley-Liss of Fein, Such, Kahn & Shepard on her New Jersey Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog
- Is the Bell About to Toll on EPA’s Enforcement Order Authority? The Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Sackett – Boston lawyer Seth Jaffe of Foley Hoag on the firm’s blog, Law & The Environment
- The Secret Behind The Dumb But Successful Lawyer – Philadelphia lawyer Maxwell Kennerly of The Beasley Firm on his blog, Litigation & Trial
- Want to Make More Rain in 2012? Here’s How… – Business development coach Robin Hensley on her Raising the Bar Blog
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