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December 14, 2015

Supreme Court reverses California court on freedom of contract – again

Today, the Supreme Court once again upheld the freedom of Californians to contract for arbitration of consumer disputes. In DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia, the Court reviewed a California Court of Appeal decision invalidating a consumer contract that provided that it would be invalidated if "the law of your state" made class-arbitration waivers unenforc ...