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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]
26 Jan 2008, 7:21 am
by Brian Wolfman Today's Washington Post has  this article about the White House's consideration of candidates for Chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the government agency charged with protecting the public from potentially dangerous products, ranging from fire-prone mattresses to hazardous cleaning products to lead-laden toys. [read post]
3 Nov 2007, 2:58 pm
by Brian Wolfman This article in today's Washington Post explains that Consumer Product Safety Commission chair Nancy Nord has asked the Office of Government Ethics to review the CPSC's travel policy after it was revealed that Nord and her predecessor, Hal Stratton, took trips paid for by the industries that the CPSC regulates. [read post]
19 Nov 2008, 3:58 am
by Brian Wolfman A little while back, Public Citizen Litigation Group objected to the proposed settlement in In re Ameritrade Accountholder Litig., No. 3-07-cv-02852-VRW (N.D. [read post]
6 Nov 2007, 3:51 am
by Brian Wolfman Today's Washington Post has more on the controversy over Consumer Product Safety Commission agency heads traveling at the expense of businesses regulated by the agency. [read post]
27 Jan 2007, 10:15 am
    By Brian Wolfman     Today's Washington Post has this annoyingly non-specific article based in part on the author's interview with Rep. [read post]
19 May 2009, 5:53 am
More: Kimberly Kralowec, Paul Karlsgodt, Brian Wolfman.... [read post]
5 Mar 2007, 2:56 pm
Brian Wolfman, Director of Public Citizen's Litigation Group, recently wrote a critique of preemption arguments for Tort Deform (available here). [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]
17 Jun 2007, 7:26 am
by Brian Wolfman Michele Singletary reports in today's Washington Post about a study of securities arbitrations conducted mainly under the auspices of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD). [read post]
26 Mar 2007, 5:04 am
By Brian Wolfman An article from Saturday's New York Times discusses a a National Consumer Law Center report that explains that, perhaps, the word is getting out that tax refund anticipation loans (RALs) -- short-term loans provided by tax preparers and others in anticipation of the borrower's tax refund -- are not such a great deal. [read post]
16 Apr 2007, 1:45 pm
By Brian Wolfman The Federal Judicial Center has just issued its third iterim report on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005. [read post]
12 Apr 2007, 11:33 am
by Brian Wolfman Yesterday, the Eleventh Circuit issued Lowery v. [read post]
19 Apr 2010, 4:57 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Today's news reports bring word that, after mulling its options for weeks, Toyota is expected to agree to pay a $16.4 million fine levied by the U.S. [read post]
21 Sep 2008, 1:44 pm
by Brian Wolfman Remember the last time government policy was made in the interest of the nation with barely a peep of mainstream protest, as the press went along for the ride? [read post]
28 Apr 2008, 6:23 am
by Brian Wolfman Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) says a court of appeals may permit an appeal from a district court order granting or denying class certification if a petition for permission to appeal is filed with the court of appeals within 10 days of entry of the district court's order. [read post]
29 Nov 2012, 5:19 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman One of the nice things about the Internet is that it brings down the cost of communicating with the public, potentially democratizing free speech. [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]