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Preston v. Ferrer

Docket No.: 06-1463
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2007
Argued: January 14, 2008
Decided: February 20, 2008

PartyNames: PRESTON v. FERRER
Petitioner: Arnold M. Preston
Respondent: Alex E. Ferrer

Court Below: Court of Appeal of California, Second Appellate District

Arnold M. Preston
v.
Alex E. Ferrer
552 U.S. 346 (2008)
Question Presented:

Whether the Federal Arbitration Act and Buckeye Check Cashing, Inc. v. Cardegna, 546 U.S. 440, 126 S.Ct. 1204 (2006) preempt the holding in this case, voiding an interstate arbitration agreement under the California Talent Agencies Act?

Question:

Must a contract dispute to go arbitration pursuant to the document’s arbitration clause when an administrative agency has exclusive jurisdiction over the disputed issue?

Note:

EXPEDITED BRIEFING SCHEDULE

Holding: judgment reversed and remanded
Vote: 8-1
Opinion By:
Read PRESTON V. FERRER opinion (PDF)

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