Rent-A-Center, West v. Jackson
(US SCt, 09-497, June 21, 2010) (a challenge to the whole contract is an issue to be resolved by the arbitrator rather than the court)
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. AnimalFeeds Int’l Corp.
(US SCt, 08-1198, April 27, 2010) (imposing class arbitration on parties who have not agreed to authorize class arbitration is inconsistent with the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA))
14 PennPlaza LLC v. Pyett.
(US SCt, 07-581, April 1, 2009) (a provision in a collective bargaining agreement that clearly and unmistakably requires union members to arbitrate ADEA claims is enforceable as a matter of federal law)
Vaden v. Discover Bank
129 S.Ct. 1262 (2009) (FAA itself does not create jurisdiction in the federal courts, and there must be a federal question or diversity of citizenship)
McKee v. AT&T Corp.
164 Wn.2d 372 (2008) (Following clauses found substantively unconscionable without procedural analysis: class action waiver, forum selection to forum permitting class action waiver, statute of limitations shortening from 4 years to 2 years for consumer action, and confidentiality)