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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]
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]
4 Mar 2007, 9:24 am
By Brian WolfmanIn today's Washington Post, Michele Singletary reviews the new, critically acclaimed movie "Maxed Out" and its companion book "Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders. [read post]
24 Oct 2009, 11:57 am
by Brian WolfmanAmong other things, the Fair Credit Reporting Act gives consumers the right to dispute inaccuracies on their credit reports and to have the reports corrected. [read post]
14 Jun 2013, 10:22 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We posted in March when a state trial court in New York threw out New York City's ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. [read post]
4 Feb 2013, 9:01 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman On February 25, 2013, Steve Schultze of Princeton University spoke about the fee-based system for access to federal court documents known as PACER. [read post]
9 Sep 2013, 9:11 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We've blogged here about the difficulty of altering unhealthy or economically destructive behavior through public-education campaigns or mandated disclosures. [read post]
28 Dec 2012, 9:50 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The Impact Litigation Journal reports that The parties have announced a settlement in the Toyota sudden acceleration multi-district litigation pending in a Santa Ana federal court. [read post]
4 Feb 2014, 5:10 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We've told you before about the huge reductions in on-the-road deaths caused by various forms of vehicle safety regulations. [read post]
26 Dec 2012, 4:05 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Earlier this year, we told you (here, here, and here) about eBay's terrible new arbitration clause that bars its customers, both sellers and buyers, from participating in class actions against the company. [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]
13 Nov 2009, 5:55 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian WolfmanFollowing up on Jeff Sovern's post yesterday on the Federal Reserve's new rule that will bar banks from imposing certain overdraft fees unless the consumer opts in, check out this article in today's Washington Post. [read post]
21 Nov 2008, 2:54 pm
by Brian WolfmanThe Federal Judicial Center (FJC) has just released the most recent in a series of reports to the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee concerning the operation of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). [read post]
11 Apr 2013, 5:12 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman A good bit of important congressional legislation is justified under the Constitution's so-called Spending Clause. [read post]
30 Dec 2012, 9:02 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman On his first full day in office, President Obama issued a memorandum on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). [read post]