Ninth Circuit Limits the FAA in a Case with Potentially Far-Reaching Implications
Imre Szalai, Outsourcing Justice
“Sign this contact, which contains an arbitration clause, and pay up, or you’re going to jail!” Consumers in California faced this situation, which was addressed by the Ninth Circuit this week in a case called Breazeale v. Victim Services, Inc., No. 15-16549 (9th Cir. Dec. 27, 2017) (click here for a copy of the opinion). I was involved as an amicus in this case.
The defendants were basically collections agencies working together with local district attorneys to help administer a deferred...Continue reading...