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Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit/photo courtesy of Temple Webber Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit/photo courtesy of Temple Webber

In a ruling that could have lawyers double-checking the signature blocks on all manner of arbitration clauses, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has invalidated an agreement because the employer failed to sign it.

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