Mother Jones on Italian Color
Seems like every time there is a major ruling on arbitration, some federal judge or another praises the efficiency of arbitration and criticizes the judicial system. I wish all of those judges would just quit the bench and go become arbitrators.
If the court rules in favor of Amex, big companies will essentially be able to immunize themselves from any legal accountability, simply by forcing customers and employees to sign a contract to get a job or a cellphone or a bank account. Civil and consumer rights laws will stay on the books, but big companies will be able to ignore them.