If I had to choose a favorite subset of arbitration cases, it might be the ones that come after SCOTUS remands to a state supreme court. How does a state high court full of accomplished professionals, the cream of the legal crop in their state, respond after the U.S. Supreme Court has found their previous
Hawaiian Punch: State Supreme Court Stands Up to SCOTUS on Arbitration
By Liz Kramer on
Posted in Validity of Arbitration Agreement
In January of 2016, SCOTUS granted review of an arbitration case from Hawaii, but summarily vacated and remanded it without analysis. (Unless you consider “Please read DIRECTV” substantive analysis.) Here’s the risk of that course of action: Hawaii can refuse to change its mind.
Last month, in Narayan v. The Ritz-Carlton Development Co., 2017…