Supreme Court says arbitration agreements can ban class-action efforts

Large corporations won a substantial victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, as ideologically split justices ruled that consumers may not band together in class-action arbitration to pursue their complaints.

The specific case involved cellphones and a familiar contract that requires customers to press claims through arbitration rather than lawsuits.

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