SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Case on Federal Court Jurisdiction to Confirm or Vacate Arbitration Awards

The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Badgerow v. Walters, No. 20-1143 on May 17, 2021.  The question presented is “[w]hether federal courts have subject matter jurisdiction to confirm or vacate an arbitration award under Sections 9 and 10 of the [Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”)] where the only basis for jurisdiction is that the underlying dispute involved a federal question.”

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