In the News Today - January 2, 2020

January 02, 2020

Judge Pauses California Arbitration Ban: A California-based federal judge halted the state’s plan to ban arbitration agreements in employment-related disputes, which was scheduled to go into effect yesterday. There is a hearing scheduled on the injunction for next Friday. (Law360)

Federal Government, Some States and Trade Groups Supporting Bayer Roundup Appeal: A group of sixteen government and trade group entities, including the U.S. Department of Justice, have filed amicus briefs in support of Bayer’s appeal of the $25 million Roundup verdict that is currently before the Ninth Circuit. (Legal Newsline)