News & Insights

  • Clear

Democratic AGs Try to Drive a Truck Through Arbitration Act Exemption

A group of 16 Democratic AGs filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries, urging the reversal of a lower court’s holding that truck drivers for non-transportation companies do not fall within an exemption to the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). The FAA requires workers who have signed arbitration agreements…

Read More

Bipartisan AGs Step Up to the Plate to Challenge Baseball Antitrust Exemption

A bipartisan group of 18 AGs, led by Connecticut AG William Tong, filed an amicus brief encouraging the U.S. Supreme Court to grant the petition for writ of certiorari in Tri-City Valleycats, Inc. v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, No. 23-283, which challenges a series of Supreme Court decisions from the last century that exempt professional baseball from all state and federal antitrust laws.

Read More

Republican and Democratic AGs Write Opposing Letters to Fortune 100 on DEI Programs

A group of 13 Republican AGs announced that they had sent a letter to every company on the Fortune 100 list warning that certain workplace diversity policies could be unlawful in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down affirmative action at institutes of higher education. The letter argues that race-based initiatives and…

Read More

Constitutionality of CFPB Funding Mechanism to Be Reviewed by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court announced that it will resolve a circuit split over the constitutionality of the CFPB’s funding mechanism. The case is CFPB et al. v. Community Financial Services Association of America, Limited et al. The CFPB, created in 2010 after the 2008 financial crisis, is funded through annual transfers by the Federal Reserve. A…

Read More