Author Archives: Kris Olson

Court rejects Uber’s arbitration agreement

Due to an inadequate registration process, Uber could not compel two of its users to arbitrate their discrimination claims against the company, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled on Jan. 4. “The app’s registration process did not provide users with ...

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Colleges’ suit over ICE policy resolved

The federal government has agreed to rescind the recently announced federal policy that would have barred all international students from remaining in the United States if they took only online classes. U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs announced the ...

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Universities face suits over fees, other payments

A federal lawsuit filed April 30 accuses Boston University of improperly retaining fees and other payments from students after “constructively evicting” students and transitioning to online classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a suit filed the following day in U.S. District ...

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