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1 Mar 2007, 6:35 am
By Brian Wolfman     In today's Washington Post, Michele Singletary discusses her "Dirty Dozen": the 12 most popular scams that tax preparers try to sell to taxpayers hoping for a big (but illegal) federal tax refund. [read post]
19 Mar 2007, 8:02 pm
Brian Wolfman It appears that the Ninth Circuit has a rule requiring it to issue at least one decision about the Class Action Fairness Act every week. [read post]
11 Jun 2008, 6:58 pm
by Brian Wolfman The grassroots organization ACORN has just released a report that I think our readers will find interesting. [read post]
5 Jun 2007, 6:12 am
by Brian Wolfman Anyone interested in the potential human costs of debt collection harassment should read the Sixth Circuit's recent decision in MacDermid v. [read post]
15 Nov 2010, 5:44 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman It's well known that class actions and other aggregated litigation require many lawyers, paralegals, and experts to make them go. [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]
5 Apr 2007, 9:08 am
By Brian Wolfman Following up on yesterday's post from Steve Gardner, I wanted to let you know about two potentially important statutory attorney's fees cases before the Supreme Court. [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]
20 Sep 2008, 1:35 pm
by Brian Wolfman The Washington Post strikes again, with more than a dozen articles today on the U.S. financial crisis and the Bush Administration's non-laissez faire approach to fixing it. [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]
12 Apr 2007, 11:33 am
by Brian Wolfman Yesterday, the Eleventh Circuit issued Lowery v. [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]
11 May 2007, 7:43 pm
by Brian Wolfman    A new federal law entitles millions of taxpayers to a tax credit on their 2006 income tax returns for an improperly collected 3% federal telecommunications excise tax collected between February 28, 2003 and August 1, 2006. [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]