Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard K. Willard argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were David L. Roll and Lawrence D. Winson.
Gregory J. Wall argued the cause and filed a brief for respondents.*
Supreme Court of the United States.
JUSTICE BLACKMUN delivered the opinion of the Court.
In this admiralty case we primarily consider whether the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit correctly refused to enforce a forum-selection clause contained in tickets issued by petitioner Carnival Cruise Lines, Inc., to respondents Eulala and Russel Shute.
The Shutes, through an Arlington, Wash., travel agent, purchased passage for...
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