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5 May 2007, 10:14 am
By Brian Wolfman [Introductory Note: This post was updated on May 6, 2007, to eliminate potential ambiguity pointed out by a careful reader. [read post]
11 Dec 2008, 12:56 pm
Yesterday, Brian Wolfman posted a piece to this blog about a recent article by law prof and Cato ally Mark Moeller on why CAFA may be an unconstitutional extension of federal court jurisdiction. [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]
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]
31 Jul 2008, 12:27 pm
by Brian Wolfman For years, tobacco control advocates have pushed to give the FDA authority to regulate tobacco. [read post]
12 Aug 2013, 5:48 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We've been covering the congressional debate over interest rates on students loans. [read post]
1 Mar 2007, 7:40 pm
By Brian Wolfman     President Bush has nominated Michael Baroody to chair the Consumer Product Safety Commission. [read post]
13 May 2014, 6:28 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Yes, according to this study issued by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Urban Institute. [read post]
6 Jan 2013, 9:58 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The FDA has issued two proposed rules to implement the Food Saftey Modernization Act enacted in 2011. [read post]
8 Apr 2013, 10:05 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman In this SCOTUSblog post, Adam Chandler has repeated a study he did five years ago of cert-stage amicus filings at the U.S. [read post]
21 Mar 2014, 5:50 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Federal agencies issue annual reports on their implementation of the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552.The reports say how many requests for information the agency gets, the bases for withholding information when information is withheld, the speed with which requests are fulfilled (or rejected), etc. [read post]
6 Nov 2013, 4:29 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took two steps yesterday in the debt-collection realm. [read post]
15 Feb 2013, 4:36 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman This article by the Consumerist's Chris Morran explains that, in her first Senate Banking Committee hearing, senior Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren "grilled a panel of regulators on their tendency to settle with law-breaking banks rather than go to trial. ... [read post]
21 May 2013, 6:01 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman For a long time, the case law under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) has been bad for plaintiffs who want to be in court rather than in arbitration. [read post]
1 Mar 2017, 3:21 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Drew Harwell has penned this powerful article about allegations of widespread sexual harassment against the massive jewelry seller Sterling Jewelers (the corporate conglomerate behind the chain known as Galleria of Jewelry and Kay Jewelers). [read post]
3 Jun 2013, 3:27 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Last October, we told you that California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that establishes a regulatory framework for allowing self-driving cars on California roads. [read post]