U.S. justices rule for American Express in class action case
WASHINGTON, June 20
WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that an arbitration agreement prevents merchants from bringing class action claims against American Express Co .
The nine-member court ruled on a 5-3 vote, with Justice Sonia Sotomayor recused, that American Express's arbitration agreement did not preclude merchants from effectively vindicating their rights.
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