federal appellate court decisions

Third Circuit: Arbitration Agreement Not Validly Formed Through An “Interactive Voice-Response Telephone System”

In Bobbie James v. Global TelLink Corp, No. 16-1555 (Mar. 29, 2017), the Third Circuit held that the defendant telecom company had failed to create a binding arbitration agreement (click here for a copy of the decision).   As recognized by the Third Circuit, this case . . .

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federal district court decisions

District Court Certifies for Appeal Whether FAA is Constitutional

In Youssofi v. Credit One Financial, No. 15-CV-1764-AJB-RBB (S.D. Cal. Oct. 28, 2016), a federal district court granted the plaintiff’s motion to certify for immediate, interlocutory appeal whether application of the FAA, without a heightened, knowing, voluntary waiver standard, violates the plaintiff’s First Amendment right to . . .