Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 6-26-13 featuring Gail Peter "Bo" Rutledge
June 26, 2013Peter B. Rutledge
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Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter - Post-Decision SCOTUScast - MP3
Running Time: 00:07:46
On June 10, 2013, The Supreme Court announced its decision in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter. The question in the case is whether an arbitrator exceeds his powers under the Federal Arbitration Act in determining, by consent of the parties, whether the parties’ contract authorized class arbitration.
In a unanimous decision, the Court held that the arbitrator did not exceed his powers under the Federal Arbitration Act and affirmed the judgment of the lower courts, which had refused to vacate that arbitrator’s decision. Justice Kagan delivered the opinion of the Court. Justice Alito filed a concurring opinion, which Justice Thomas joined.
To discuss the case, we have Peter “Bo” Rutledge, the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law.
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|Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter Post-Argument SCOTUScast 4-2-13|
|Opinion June 10 2013 (PDF)|
|Oral Argument Transcript - March 25, 2013 (PDF)|