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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]
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]
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]
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]
12 Apr 2007, 11:33 am
by Brian Wolfman Yesterday, the Eleventh Circuit issued Lowery v. [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]
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]
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]
18 Feb 2007, 6:00 am
by Brian Wolfman I previously reported here that Virginia was poised to enact lenient payday loan legislation without any fee/interest rate cap, after a House committee approved such legislation already passed by the state Senate. [read post]
17 Sep 2012, 5:33 pm by Paul Karlsgodt
Reuters contributor Alison Frankel authored an insightful column published August 20, 2012 entitled Foretelling the End of Money-for-Nothing Class Actions, that touches on issues similar to those raised by Brian Wolfman in two recent articles summarized in this August 15 CAB post. [read post]
24 Feb 2007, 9:46 am
By Brian Wolfman In Serrano v. 100 Connect, Inc., No. 06-17366 (Feb. 22, 2007), the Ninth Circuit has held that in assessing whether a federal district court should or must decline jurisdiction under the "exceptions" to jurisdiction of the Class Action Fairness Act, the burden is on the party resisting a federal forum to show that jurisdiction is lacking. [read post]
24 Mar 2017, 12:37 pm by Andrew Hamm
Ruthanne Deutsch and Brian Wolfman will focus on Endrew F. v. [read post]