Robert T. Horst


  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The invocation of contractual arbitration provisions has long been considered an effective defense to class actions regarding a form contract. By invoking a contractual arbitration clause, defendants may obtain, at minimum, a stay of the judicial proceedings pending arbitration. See, e.g., 9 U.S.C. ยง 3. Furthermore, courts have dismissed an action when all...