Supreme Court Decision on Arbitration May Have Eroded For-Profit Students' Right to Sue

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Students at Westwood College and other for-profit institutions may have no legal option but to go to binding arbitration if they feel they were misled, following a Supreme Court opinion in another consumer case.
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The Education Department's new regulations on "misrepresentation" that go into effect next month are intended to protect students from false advertising in the college recruitment process. But a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling may push in the other...

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