CLASS ARBITRATION IN THE UNITED STATES
Palavras-chave:Arbitration. Class Arbitration. Supreme Court of the United States
Arbitration is a private method of resolving disputes that takes place out of traditional courts, according to the decisions of the parties involved in each dispute. An arbitrator or an arbitral tribunal is selected by them to provide a binding decision. Class arbitration is a form of arbitration, but it is commenced by a class representative who is responsible for their own claims or of those involved in a similar context as class members. This inductive research aims to condense and analyze five ruled cases concerning the legitimacy of class arbitration in relation to the controversial awards passed by the American highest court in arbitration terms to infer the potential applicability of such legal framework in the Brazilian justice system.