Federal Judiciary

Recent Case: Calderon v. SIXT Rent a Car, LLC

October 24, 2021

Almost one hundred years after the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)’s enactment, a long-overlooked limit in its text is attracting the attention of federal judges. The FAA commands courts to enforce arbitration clauses in private contracts and empowers them to do so by staying judicial proceedings and ordering arbitration when a litigant shows that her opponent…