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AT&T MOBILITY LLC v. CONCEPCION

Docket No.: 09-893
Certiorari Granted: 05/24/10
Argued: November 9, 2010
Decided: 04/27/11

Topics:

Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Arbitration, Civil Procedure, Discrimination in Employment, EPA, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, antitrust, judicial review, preemption

PartyNames: AT&T Mobility LLC v. Vincent Concepcion, et ux.
Petitioner: AT&T Mobility LLC
Respondent: Vincent Concepcion, et ux.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 584 F.3d 849

AT&T Mobility LLC
v.
Vincent Concepcion, et ux.
Question Presented:

Whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts States from conditioning the enforcement of an arbitration agreement on the availability of particular procedures--here, class-wide arbitration--when those procedures are not necessary to ensure that the parties to the arbitration agreement are able to vindicate their claims.

Question:

Does the FAA preempt states from conditioning the enforcement of an arbitration agreement on the availability of class-wide arbitration procedures?

AT&T MOBILITY LLC v. CONCEPCION
ORAL ARGUMENT

11/09/10

Listen to Oral Argument in AT&T MOBILITY LLC v. CONCEPCION
Holding: reversed and remanded
Vote: 5-4
Opinion By:
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