Sunday, January 26, 2014
Will Supreme Court hear Case on Delaware's State-Sponsored Confidential Arbitration?
The Delaware Court of Chancery has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Third Circuit decision upholding a lower court ruling that Delaware’s state-sponsored arbitration program violated the First Amendment. Those words, "state-sponsored", are key. This "arbitration" was not arbitration in the usual sense of a private-sector alternative to the public-sector courts.