Argument Date Set for Andersen v. Carlisle

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Arthur Andersen LLP v. Carlisle, No. 08-146, on Tuesday March 3.

The Court took the latest arbitration case, the third to be heard in the 2008-09 term--decisions are still pending in Vaden v. Discover Bank and 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett--on Nov. 7.

The case could spell out the rights of nonparties to intervene in arbitration matters. Full background and details will appear in the January Alternatives. For the briefs on Andersen, see Scotusblog's Wiki here.