Professor Tom Stipanowich Interviewed in "Split Ninth Circuit Panel Partially Upholds California Statute Banning Arbitration" -- Northern California Record
Professor Thomas J. Stipanowich is interviewed in the Northern California Record article, "Split Ninth Circuit Panel Partially Upholds California Statute Banning Arbitration." The article considers the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal's 2-1 decision that particular segments of California Assembly Bill 51 that prohibits mandatory arbitration cannot be preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act.
Excerpt from "Split Ninth Circuit Panel Partially Upholds California Statute Banning Arbitration"
"California Assembly Bill 51 and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal's ruling are among the latest forays in the long-running battle over the enforceability of arbitration agreements in employment contracts under the FAA—a battle that has pitted California's legislature and the Ninth Circuit against the U.S. Supreme Court. It is a fair bet that this time, the latter will once again have the last word," Caruso Law School professor Thomas J. Stipanowich, the William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University's Straus Institute, told the Northern California Record by email.
The complete article may be found at Northern California Record