To promote Senator Franken's bill stripping consumers of the right to agree to lower prices in exchange for precommitting to arbitration proceedings, the Senate is holding a hearing today with the misleading title "Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?" Of course, calling the provision forced is misleading. Earlier; more.
Senate hearing on arbitration and cell-phone contracts
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