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Nissan Store Successful in Arbitration Bid
1/7/2016 4:05:37 PM
Description: The California Court of Appeal recently turned down a consumer car buyer’s class action proposal against a Nissan store located in Sunnyvale. The buyer’s efforts were an attempt to circumvent the company’s arbitration clause, which


Ninth Circuit Rules that Federal Arbitration Act Preempts State Law in California Case
11/7/2013 2:01:18 PM
Description:   The Ninth Circuit Court’s recent decision gave precedence to the Federal Arbitration Act over California's Broughton-Cruz rule—a law instituted by the state to provide "public injunctive relief" from arbitration.  In the


Federal Arbitration Act Overrules Broughton-Cruz Rule
3/27/2012 9:20:41 AM
Description: In the recent case of Kilgore vs. KeyBank, the Ninth Circuit Court in California determined that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts the Broughton-Cruz rule regarding the prohibition of arbitration for public injunction cases. This overturned a