Today at 10:00 a.m. Eastern, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, No. 12-133. This case involves whether an arbitration clause is enforceable under federal law if it interferes with the effective vindication of statutory rights. The Second Circuit said no. In re American Express Merchants’ Litig., 667 F.3d 204 (2nd Cir. 2012).
When the transcript of the oral argument is posted online later today, it should be available at this link.