Did you carefully review the contract the last time you rented a car or signed up for an online service? Yeah, me neither. Like most consumers, we assume a square deal in the paperwork of a reputable company. And if not, well there’s always litigation. But think again. Over the last few years, mandatory arbitration clauses have been sneaked into contracts for every conceivable product or service, often hidden in mounds of legalese. Some companies even require religious arbitration of disputes. Both consumers and employees have effectively been locked out of the courthouse when pursuing justice for corporate misdeeds. What can be done?