No. 10-948.

132 S.Ct. 665 (2012)

181 L.Ed.2d 586

COMPUCREDIT CORPORATION, et al., Petitioners v. Wanda GREENWOOD et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 10, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael W. McConnell , for Petitioners.

Scott L. Nelson , Washington, DC, for Respondents.

Deanne E. Maynard , Brian R. Matsui , Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, D.C., Susan L. Germaise , McGuireWoods LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Sri Srinivasan , Anton Metlitsky , Joanna Nairn , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, D.C., David L. Hartsell , McGuireWoods LLP, Chicago, IL, for Petitioners.

W. Lloyd Copeland , Steven A. Martino , Taylor Martino, P.C., Mobile, AL, Scott L. Nelson , Counsel of Record, Allison M. Zieve , Public Citizen Litigation Group, Washington, DC, Jay Smith , Adrian John Barnes , Gilbert & Sackman, A Law Corp., Los Angeles, CA, Gregory Hawley , U.W. Clemon, White Arnold & Dowd, P.C., Birmingham, AL, Richard R. Rosenthal , Richard R. Rosenthal, P.C., Birmingham, AL, Kasie M. Braswell , The Braswell Firm, LLC, Daphne, AL, for Respondents.

Justice SCALIA delivered the opinion of the Court.

We consider whether the Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA), 15 U.S.C. § 1679 et seq., precludes enforcement of an arbitration agreement in a lawsuit alleging violations of that Act.


Respondents are individuals who applied for and received an Aspire Visa credit card marketed by petitioner CompuCredit Corporation and issued by Columbus Bank and Trust, now a division of petitioner...


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