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Does FAA Prevent States from Barring Mandatory Arbitration?

Recently enacted state laws that prevent employers from requiring mandatory arbitration for claims of sexual harassment by employees have been challenged as unconstitutional.

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FAST TAKE: Client Consultants Lose Out on Privilege Protection

The attorney-client privilege that protects confidential communications between clients and their lawyers may extend to consultants if they act as the “functional equivalent” of corporate employees. Otherwise, most courts take a very narrow view. In Durling v. Papa John’s...

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Fast Take: Client Consultants Lose Out on Privilege Protection, Part I

The attorney-client privilege that protects confidential communications between clients and their lawyers may extend to consultants if they act as the “functional equivalent” of corporate employees. Otherwise, most courts take a very narrow view. In Durling v. Papa John’s...

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