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10 Nov 2010, 6:30 am by Lucas A. Ferrara, Esq.
Public Citizen's Deepak Gupta represented consumers seeking to pursue a class action against AT&T despite an arbitration clause in their cell phone contracts purporting to bar all class actions. [read post]
8 Nov 2010, 3:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Here's a roundup of some of the latest commentary on the the Concepcion case, which I'll be arguing tomorrow before the U.S. [read post]
The opinion piece which appeared in the LA Times states in part: "The marketplace is fairer for consumers and workers because there's a deterrent out there," said Deepak Gupta, an attorney for the advocacy group Public Citizen who will argue on consumers' behalf before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. [read post]
22 Oct 2010, 3:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Here's a small slice of what happened this busy week in the world of consumer law and policy: The foreclosure scandal continues to get a lot of ink. [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 1:18 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Several weeks ago, my colleague Greg Beck blogged about a very significant and disturbing Ninth Circuit decision effectively holding that consumers don't own their own software. [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 10:16 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Last week, Elizabeth Warren went into the lion's den, giving a dinner speech in Washington to the Financial Services Roundtable -- the banking industry's lobbying group. [read post]
6 Oct 2010, 10:05 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The amicus briefs supporting our side in AT&T v. [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]
15 Aug 2010, 8:06 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Consumer credit agreements, tax forms, regulations: They're all crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long. [read post]
13 Aug 2010, 3:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta In today's Washington Post, Brady Dennis has a mini-bio of Elizabeth Warren, from her childhood in Oklahoma, where she was raised by parents whose lives were still scarred by the Great Depression, to her earliest research on bankruptcy filings, through today. [read post]
10 Aug 2010, 8:13 am by Matthew Scarola
” At the Public Citizen Litigation Group‘s blog, Deepak Gupta compiles the amicus briefs filed in support of AT&T in AT&T v. [read post]
9 Aug 2010, 11:58 am by Deepak Gupta
DRI -- The Voice of the Defense Bar (Kevin Newsom) Equal Employment Advisory Council Law Professors (Andrew McBride) New England Legal Foundation Pacific Legal Foundation The States of South Carolina and Utah [Disclosure: Deepak Gupta and Scott Nelson of Public Citizen Litigation Group are lead counsel for the respondents in AT&T v. [read post]
6 Aug 2010, 4:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Banks Pressure Consumers As Overdraft Deadline Nears: Facing an August 15th deadline for existing bank customers to opt in to high-cost overdraft programs, bankers are using aggressive, often misleading marketing to target the most vulnerable cusomers, according to a new report. [read post]
5 Aug 2010, 8:28 am by Paul Bland
[Disclosure: Deepak Gupta of Public Citizen Litigation Group, which hosts this blog, is counsel of record for the respondents in Concepcion. [read post]
26 Jul 2010, 3:54 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The debate over whether President Obama should name Elizabeth Warren to head the new consumer financial protection agency -- an agency for which she provided the intellectual architecture, and that probably never would have been created without her  -- has taken on a surprisingly high profile over the past week, at times resembling an election campaign or Supreme Court nomination fight. [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]
30 Jun 2010, 8:30 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta  The forced arbitration of claims arising out of statutory protections for consumers and employees has become a hot topic at the Kagan hearings. [read post]
26 Jun 2010, 11:14 am by John Watts & M. Stan Herring
Deepak Gupta has an excellent post on how the United States Supreme Court has ruled in a way to hurt consumers who seek justice but are prevented from doing this by arbitration agreements. [read post]