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15 Oct 2008, 8:47 pm
by Deepak Gupta The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has just released a fascinating new report, based in part on documents they obtained through FOIA, detailing the Bush administration's use of preemption as a deregulatory strategy. [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 8:28 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Arbitration and Class Actions: On Saturday, The New York Times ran an editorial entitled "The Arbitration War," supporting consumers and state law in AT&T v. [read post]
23 Mar 2009, 8:18 am
by Deepak Gupta  FDIC chairman Sheila Bair says that, to protect consumers from aggressive lending practices, Congress should consider "curtailing" the powers of federal banking regulators to preempt state consumer protection laws. [read post]
21 Dec 2007, 12:34 pm
by Deepak Gupta Last month, I mentioned a case in which Public Citizen, together with Baltimore-based Civil Justice Inc., is challenging the constitutionality of mortgage foreclosure notice procedures in Maryland. [read post]
7 Feb 2007, 6:26 am
by Deepak Gupta This morning, at 10am, the Senate Banking Committee will hold another important hearing on a pressing consumer issue: "Preserving the American Dream: Predatory Lending Practices and Home Foreclosures. [read post]
20 May 2010, 1:14 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta A little over an hour ago, the Senate agreed to end debate over the financial reform bill within the next 30 hours. [read post]
17 Apr 2007, 9:13 am
by Deepak Gupta SCOTUSblog is reporting that the Supreme Court has ruled that federal law, not state law, controls the regulation of mortgage lending activity by national banks, even when that is carried on by an operating subsidiary of the bank. [read post]
29 Sep 2010, 3:26 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Today we filed our merits brief for the respondents in the U.S. [read post]
19 Jan 2007, 1:02 pm
by Deepak Gupta Tonight, at 10pm EST, the ABC News Program 20/20 will air an episode entitled "Flat Broke: Begging And Borrowing In America. [read post]
5 Oct 2016, 8:02 am by Andrew Hamm
Deepak Gupta and Brent McIntosh will serve as panelists, and Amy Howe will moderate. [read post]
” Posted by Deepak Gupta on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 07:48 PM in Consumer Litigation, Debt Collection, Free Speech, Intellectual Property & Consumer Issues, Unfair & Deceptive Acts & Practices (UDAP) | Permalink [read post]
5 May 2009, 2:25 pm
by Deepak Gupta Today, the ABA's Dispute Resolution Section issued a statement suggesting that it may be backing down from its ill-advised "opt out" proposal on forced arbitration (which we've criticized on this blog here, here, and here.) [read post]
13 Nov 2007, 12:21 pm
by Deepak Gupta As law professor and guest-blogger Alan White explained in a post here last week, Barney Frank's new predatory lending bill -- H.R. 3915, known as the "Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2007" -- is not nearly as pro-consumer as its title suggests. [read post]
7 Jul 2009, 11:51 am
by Deepak Gupta Just before the holiday weekend, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an opinion in Feeney v. [read post]
4 Nov 2007, 6:03 pm
by Deepak Gupta Judging by the name alone, you might think that the Center for Consumer Freedom is an independent organization that advocates for consumers' rights to make informed choices in the marketplace. [read post]
20 Feb 2007, 8:53 am
by Deepak Gupta About an hour ago, the Roberts Court issued its first decision on the substantive due process limits on punitive damages. [read post]
13 Apr 2011, 4:42 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Who Will the White House Pick to Lead the Consumer Bureau? [read post]
12 Jul 2010, 2:32 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The Federal Trade Commission today issued a major report on debt collection and the forced arbitration of consumer collection disputes. [read post]
20 May 2010, 6:15 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta By a vote of 59-39 tonight, the Senate passed sweeping legislation to tighten the rules governing the U.S. financial system. [read post]