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Consumer Arbitration Agreements: Enforceability and Other Topics
2011 SIXTH EDITION and 2012 Supplement (with Companion Website); 518pp plus 100pp supplementAuthored By:
F. Paul Bland, Jr., Senior Attorney, Public Justice
Leslie A. Bailey, Staff Attorney, Public Justice
Rich Frankel, Associate Professor of Law, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law
Melanie Hirsch, Attorney, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Michael J. Quirk, Associate, Williams Cuker Berezofsky
Jon Sheldon, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
This manual is designed to be an attorney’s primary practice guide and legal resource in the battle against compulsory arbitration. The authors are among the nation’s leading experts in challenging mandatory arbitration and helping clients get their day in court.
- A comprehensive look at the federal and state case law dealing with the enforceability of mandatory arbitration clauses, including implications of the 2011 Concepcion ruling and other new Supreme Court cases.
- Analyzes every angle of attack that any court has yet accepted upon the enforceability of these clauses.
- Discusses challenges to the formation of arbitration clauses, the scope of arbitration clauses, and a variety of circumstances where they can be held unconscionable or counter to federal statutes.
- Addresses the relationship between arbitration and class actions and the limits of federal preemption in this area.
- Extensively discusses the procedures available to combat compulsory arbitration clauses in court, and the limited judicial review available with respect to the rulings of arbitrators.
- Includes 2012 Supplement and a companion website containing numerous model briefs and discovery queries.
Sixth edition, published by the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) with Public Justice Foundation. $140 for the manual and supplement with companion website, plus shipping and handling. Shipping is via UPS, but FedEx shipping available upon request. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will go to support our Mandatory Arbitration Abuse Prevention Project.
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