Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Courts - "‘Judicial Arbitration’ Is Unconstitutional, Say Newspapers"
Jacob Gershman's post last evening in the WSJ LawBlog began:
Should the nation’s premier forum for corporate litigation have the right to arbitrate business disputes in secret?
Some of the nation’s largest news outlets — taking sides against the Delaware Court of Chancery judges and the pro-business U.S. Chamber of Commerce — don’t think so.
The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and other major news organizations are urging a federal appeals court to declare unconstitutional a Delaware law granting the state’s influential Court of Chancery the power to arbitrate business disputes in secret. It’s the latest development in a high-stakes constitutional case whose outcome could change the way corporate America settles business disagreements.
Posted by Marcia Oddi on January 16, 2013 02:59 PM
Posted to Courts in general