In its oral argument calendar issued last week, the Supreme Court set Gentry v. Superior Court (Circuit City Stores, Inc.), no. S147345, for argument on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in Los Angeles. Gentry presents the following issue:
This case presents issues regarding the enforceability of an arbitration provision that prohibits employee class actions in litigation concerning alleged violations of California's wage and hour laws.
Please let me know if you're planning to attend the argument and would like to write up a report for posting here. POST-ARGUMENT UPDATE: Multiple reports on the argument have come in. See this post and the comments to this post.