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Kannon Shanmugam, with Williams & Connolly, chatting before the start of Allison Jones Rushing’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to be U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the Fourth Circuit, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.

The U.S. Supreme Court fall term is young, but it has already heard three arguments in cases involving the Federal Arbitration Act, a likely sign of its continuing interest in fortifying arbitration and protecting it from meddling by courts and class actions.

But the two arguments aired Monday suggested the court’s pro-arbitration momentum still faces some obstacles, in the form of liberal justices who may be skeptical of arbitration’s omnipresence. The more conservative justices, including newly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh, asked far fewer questions.

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Tony Mauro

Tony Mauro, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. A lead writer for ALM's Supreme Court Brief, Tony focuses on the court's history and traditions, appellate advocacy and the SCOTUS cases that matter most to business litigators. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter: @Tonymauro

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