With reforms to forced arbitration in their sights, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard competing testimony from a panel of attorneys about the impact the practice has on businesses and consumers.

At issue is a system proponents believe helps keep legal costs reasonable, but that opponents believe is being used to immunize companies from litigation. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, is pushing legislation to eliminate forced arbitration clauses in employment, consumer and civil rights cases.

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