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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]
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]
12 Apr 2007, 11:33 am
by Brian Wolfman Yesterday, the Eleventh Circuit issued Lowery v. [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]
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]
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]
10 Mar 2009, 8:43 am
Scott Drake talks with Brian Wolfman one of Levine's attorneys from Public Citizen, Gerson Smoger President of Public Justice, Leslie Brueckner counsel for Public Justice and Roberta Ashkin, Ashkin Law Firm. [read post]
3 Feb 2007, 5:27 am
    By Brian Wolfman      As many of you know, rescission can be an important remedy in Truth in Lending Act cases. [read post]
29 Jul 2009, 7:31 am
by Brian Wolfman We have previously reported here about the recording industry's aggressive strategy of going after music file sharers. [read post]
27 May 2007, 6:29 am
By Brian Wolfman Today's Washington Post contains a major article by Kathleen Day, entitled "A Highly Charged Relationship," about Americans' love for credit cards, but their vehement dislike for some of the credit card companies' practices -- practices hidden in the fine print until they spring into action. [read post]
15 Aug 2012, 10:51 pm by Paul Karlsgodt
Brian Wolfman, Co-director of the Institute for Public Representation at Georgetown University Law Center, has two excellent recent posts on Public Citizen’s Consumer Law and Policy Blog that provide food for thought on the need for class action reform, and the best way to achieve reform if it is needed. [read post]
18 Jan 2007, 6:54 am
    By Brian Wolfman     The National Consumer Law Center and the Consumer Federation of America have issued a press release warning consumers to avoid tax refund anticipation loans (RALs) and reporting on the state of the RAL industry. [read post]
27 Nov 2012, 5:57 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Thousands of our readers follow the CL&P Blog by receiving a daily email with the full text of each post. [read post]
14 Jan 2008, 6:13 am
by Brian Wolfman Read this Baltimore Sun article about the City of Baltimore's suit alleging that Wells Fargo engaged in predatory and racially discriminatory lending against Baltimore citizens. [read post]
9 Sep 2009, 9:33 am
by Brian Wolfman The front page of the New York Times has this excellent piece on overdraft fees imposed on debit card holders. [read post]
21 Mar 2013, 5:16 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman As explained in this article by Brady Dennis, the Department of Justice and the FDA have acquiesced in the D.C. [read post]
1 Feb 2013, 9:02 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Back in October, the Federal Trade Commission challenged the public to create an innovative solution that will block illegal commercial robocalls on landlines and mobile phones. [read post]