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Arthur Andersen LLP v. Carlisle

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-146 6th Cir. Mar 3, 2009
May 4, 2009 6-3 Scalia OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under the Federal Arbitration Act, federal circuits courts have jurisdiction to hear appeals of denials of motions to compel arbitration raised by parties that did not sign the underlying arbitration agreement.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on May 4, 2009.

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Briefs and Documents

Merit briefs

  • Brief for Petitioner Arthur Andersen, LLP, et al.
  • Brief for Respondent Wayne Carlisle, et al.
  • Reply Brief for Petitioner Arthur Andersen, LLP, et al.

Amicus briefs

  • Brief for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in Support of Petitioner
  • Brief for the the Washington Legal Foundation in Support of Petitioner
Certiorari-Stage Documents