Professor Sharon Reece on Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter (PDF)
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In this case, an arbitrator's determination that an agreement authorized class arbitration survived judicial review because the arbitrator made this determination by interpreting the agreement. The Court has preserved arbitrators' prerogative to broadly interpret agreements while also encouraging courtroom inquiries into the arbitrability of class determinations. In this EIA, Professor Reece analyzes this case and its impact on arbitration.
Sharon Reece, Visiting Associate Law Professor University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Received her LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
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