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For the Los Angeles Times, David Savage reports on Epic Systems v. Lewis, in which the court held on Monday that arbitration clauses in employment contracts that require employees to forgo class and collective actions are enforceable, noting that “[s]cholars who have looked into the...

The Bratislava Castle, overlooking the Danube The D&O Diary’s Eastern European sojourn continued earlier this week with a very brief stop in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, which is located about a two-hour train ride from Budapest. With a population of only about 450,000, Bratislava is...

The petition of the day is: Evans v. United States 17-1516 Issues: (1) Whether the Supreme Court’s prior precedent applying the discretionary-function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act to government employees acting on the operational level should be modified to accord with Justice Scalia’s concurring opinion in...