53 Cited authorities

  1. Moses H. Cone Hosp. v. Mercury Constr. Corp.

    460 U.S. 1 (1983)   Cited 11,244 times   45 Legal Analyses
    Holding stay order appealable under § 1291 where it put the litigant "effectively out of court," and "surrender[ed] jurisdiction of a federal suit to a state court"
  2. AT&T Techs., Inc. v. Commc'ns Workers of Am.

    475 U.S. 643 (1986)   Cited 5,097 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it was for the court to decide whether a particular labor dispute fell within the arbitration clause of a collective-bargaining agreement
  3. Howsam v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc.

    537 U.S. 79 (2002)   Cited 2,332 times   27 Legal Analyses
    Holding that compliance with a time-limit on the initiation of arbitration was not a gateway "question of arbitrability" that was reserved for the courts as it was procedural rather than substantive
  4. Volt Info. Scis., Inc. v. Bd. of Trs.

    489 U.S. 468 (1989)   Cited 3,045 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Federal Arbitration Act requires courts to enforce arbitration agreements according to their terms, including where the parties "specify by contract the rules under which arbitration will be conducted"
  5. Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc.

    139 S. Ct. 524 (2019)   Cited 830 times   36 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[w]hen the parties' contract delegates the arbitrability question to an arbitrator, a court may not override the contract"
  6. Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. v. Byrd

    470 U.S. 213 (1985)   Cited 3,123 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district courts must "rigorously enforce" written arbitration agreements, even where doing so would be inefficient, bifurcate proceedings, or result in "piecemeal" litigation
  7. Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. Adams

    532 U.S. 105 (2001)   Cited 1,443 times   45 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the phrase "any other class of workers engaged in ... commerce," following the specific examples of seamen and railroad employees, includes only "transportation workers," because construing it to include all other workers "fails to give independent effect to the statute’s enumeration of the specific categories of workers" that precede it
  8. Allied-Bruce Terminix Cos. v. Dobson

    513 U.S. 265 (1995)   Cited 1,540 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the FAA only requires that a transaction "in fact" involve interstate commerce
  9. Shearson/Am. Express Inc. v. McMahon

    482 U.S. 220 (1987)   Cited 1,734 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an arbitration clause was enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act with respect to a claim under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  10. King v. Burwell

    574 U.S. 988 (2015)   Cited 608 times   37 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Congress did not delegate health insurance policy to Internal Revenue Service
  11. Section 1 - "Maritime transactions" and "commerce" defined; exceptions to operation of title

    9 U.S.C. § 1   Cited 11,452 times   198 Legal Analyses
    Defining the word "commerce" in the language of the Commerce Clause itself
  12. Section 2 - Validity, irrevocability, and enforcement of agreements to arbitrate

    9 U.S.C. § 2   Cited 10,438 times   115 Legal Analyses
    Granting federal jurisdiction where there is "a transaction involving [interstate] commerce"
  13. Section 3 - Stay of proceedings where issue therein referable to arbitration

    9 U.S.C. § 3   Cited 6,732 times   20 Legal Analyses
    Providing for a stay of judicial proceedings on "issue referable to arbitration"
  14. Section 4 - Failure to arbitrate under agreement; petition to United States court having jurisdiction for order to compel arbitration; notice and service thereof; hearing and determination

    9 U.S.C. § 4   Cited 6,034 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Granting authority to federal courts to compel party to participate in arbitration where a valid arbitration agreement exists
  15. Section 1281.2 - Grounds for not ordering parties to arbitrate controversy

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1281.2   Cited 1,337 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Stating that an order compelling arbitration “may not be refused on the ground that the petitioner's contentions lack substantive merit”
  16. Section 1280 - Definitions

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1280   Cited 723 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Defining drafting party
  17. Section 1281 - Generally

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1281   Cited 482 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Explaining an arbitration agreement may only be invalidated upon the same "grounds as exist for the revocation of any contract"
  18. Section 1281.4 - Stay of action or proceeding until arbitration had in accordance with order or issue to arbitrate determined

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1281.4   Cited 227 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Mandating stay "until an arbitration is had" when a portion of a lawsuit is sent to arbitration
  19. Section 8 - Proceedings begun by libel in admiralty and seizure of vessel or property

    9 U.S.C. § 8   Cited 108 times
    Referring to 5 U.S.C. § 372 380
  20. Section 1290 - Generally

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1290   Cited 70 times
    Citing Goossen v. Adair, 185 Cal.App.2d 810, 822 [ 8 Cal.Rptr. 855].