Outsourcing Justice
This is a blog about recent arbitration law developments by Prof. Imre Szalai

Another Eleventh Circuit Decision in the Checking Account Overdraft Litigation  

This multi-district litigation, which involves bank customers suing for overcharges with overdraft fees, is spawning several interesting arbitration decisions. In the latest appellate decision, In Re: Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, No. 13-12082 (11th Cir. Feb. 10, 2015) (click here for…

Ninth Circuit Addresses Judicial Intervention in an Ongoing Arbitration and Evident Partiality of an Arbitrator

In re Sussex, No. 14-70158 (9th Cir. Jan. 27, 2015) (click here for a copy of the decision) involved a district court that disqualified an arbitrator in an ongoing arbitration proceeding involving hundreds of claims brought by purchasers of condominium…

11th Circuit Addresses Circuit Split and Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement Because Specified Forum Not Available

In Inetianbor v. Cashcall, Inc., No. 13-13822 (11th Cir. Oct. 2, 2014) (click here for a copy of the decision), the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s order refusing to compel arbitration because the forum specified in the arbitration clause…