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31 Jul 2009, 2:41 pm
by Brian Wolfman The House of Representatives just voted another $2 billion for the cash-for-clunkers (CARS) program that we've been covering extensively on this blog. [read post]
29 Jul 2009, 7:31 am
by Brian Wolfman We have previously reported here about the recording industry's aggressive strategy of going after music file sharers. [read post]
26 Jul 2009, 8:50 am
A false affidavit is akin to perjury, hence the criminal charges against some participants.Hat tip to Brian Wolfman and Jeff Sovern over at the Consumer Law & Policy Blog for pointing the way to the story. [read post]
23 Jul 2009, 2:23 pm
by Brian Wolfman Senator Arlen Specter has just introduced this bill to reestablish the notice-pleading standards of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 8 as interpreted by the Supreme Court in Conley v. [read post]
16 Jul 2009, 7:22 pm
by Brian WolfmanLast month, I blogged here about FTC Chair Jon Leibowitz's call to eliminate or narrow "pay-for-delay" drug settlements. [read post]
16 Jul 2009, 5:22 am
by Brian Wolfman I blogged here on Monday about the National Consumer Law Center's recent report on the growing loan modification scam industry. [read post]
14 Jul 2009, 4:12 pm
.'"My recently former colleague Brian Wolfman recently blogged here about an FTC enforcement initiative on the related issue of bloggers who promote products without revealing a sponsorship relationship. [read post]
13 Jul 2009, 5:24 am
by Brian WolfmanCheck out this article in yesterday's New York Times about bloggers who receive free products from companies and then blog about them if (they say) they like the products but are silent about them if they don't like the products. [read post]
10 Jul 2009, 7:21 am
by Brian WolfmanSeveral years ago, David Himmelstein, Elizabeth Warren, Deborah Thorne, and Steffie Woolhandler wrote a piece indicating that a large percentage of U.S. bankruptcy filings are prompted by medical debt. [read post]
10 Jul 2009, 5:59 am
by Brian WolfmanWe've previously posted here and here about Judge Sotomayor's record in consumer and so-called business cases. [read post]
8 Jul 2009, 8:25 am
Allison replaces Brian Wolfman, who had been with the group for nineteen years, five of them as its director. [read post]
19 Jun 2009, 3:49 pm
" *** Many thanks to the Center for Auto Safety's Executive Director, Clarence Ditlow, for his help in organizing the team, Public Citizen's Adina Rosenbaum and Allison Zieve for their tremendous assistance in framing the legal arguments and drafting the pleadings, and to Public Citizen's Director, Brian Wolfman, for his support. [read post]
25 May 2009, 10:49 am
by Brian WolfmanSections 301 to 305 of the new credit card legislation are aimed at curbing the credit card industry's very aggressive marketing practices toward college students and people under age 21. [read post]
24 May 2009, 12:23 pm
by Brian Wolfman The new credit card legislation will eliminate certain credit card practices (such as double-cycle billing, unlimited marketing to kids under 21, and very short-lived introductory teaser interest rates). [read post]
19 May 2009, 5:53 am
More: Kimberly Kralowec, Paul Karlsgodt, Brian Wolfman.... [read post]
13 May 2009, 1:09 pm
Brian Wolfman, director of Public Citizen Litigation Group in Washington, says the ruling "reaffirms that preemption is the exception and not the rule". [read post]
13 Apr 2009, 9:51 am
Kudos to Public Citizen and Brian Wolfman for this update and all the hard work on an important consumer class action issue. [read post]
3 Apr 2009, 3:35 pm
by Brian Wolfman Writing in National Review Online, American Enterprise Institute scholar Michael Greve has explained why he thinks the Supreme Court's recent no-preemption decision in Wyeth v. [read post]
11 Mar 2009, 8:33 am
by Brian WolfmanAs Jeff Sovern reported in January, the Supreme Court has taken on an important case concerning the right of states to enforce their consumer protection and civil rights laws against national banks. [read post]