[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled 8-1 [opinion, PDF] Tuesday in CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] that, because the Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA) is silent on whether claims can proceed in an arbitrable forum, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) [text] requires the arbitration agreement to be enforced according to its terms. The case arose from a dispute between consumers and companies that issue low-rate credit cards to people with bad credit. The consumers filed a lawsuit...

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