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3 Jun 2013, 5:24 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman After the Supreme Court last summer held (7 to 2) that the Affordable Care Act's medicaid expansion could not be forced on the states under the Constitution's so-called Spending Clause, it was left to the states to decide whether they wanted the expansion. [read post]
24 May 2013, 3:52 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman In recent years, July 1 has been the crisis date for the federal program that subsidizes student loans. [read post]
21 May 2013, 6:01 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman For a long time, the case law under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) has been bad for plaintiffs who want to be in court rather than in arbitration. [read post]
14 May 2013, 7:19 am by Cormac Early
Schwinn of the Constitutional Law Prof Blog and Brian Wolfman of Public Citizen’s Consumer Law and Policy Blog. [read post]
10 May 2013, 7:38 am by Greg Beck
by Greg Beck As Brian Wolfman previously noted on this blog, the Supreme Court's holding in Genesis HealthCare v. [read post]
7 May 2013, 4:48 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration issued this proposed order regarding tanning beds. [read post]
6 May 2013, 7:08 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman As you may have read, the FDA is beginning to look into possible regulation of caffeine when used as an additive to foods and drinks, including foods and drinks marketed to kids. [read post]
16 Apr 2013, 10:18 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Scott posted earlier on today's Supreme Court decision in the Genesis HealthCare. [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]
10 Apr 2013, 9:16 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA) was sold to Congress in large part on the argument that state courts were abusing the class action--for instance, by certifying class actions that should not have been certified--and harming the interests of law abiding corporations that do business nationally. [read post]
8 Apr 2013, 10:05 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman In this SCOTUSblog post, Adam Chandler has repeated a study he did five years ago of cert-stage amicus filings at the U.S. [read post]
8 Apr 2013, 5:02 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Congress crafts the outlines of federal regulation -- sometimes providing little direction and other times giving more specifics -- and delegates the rest of the job to expert federal agencies, which are duty bound to protect the people's interests in health, safety, and economic well-being (taking into account feasibility, costs and benefits, federalism concerns, etc.). [read post]
2 Apr 2013, 4:13 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman At this blog, we have covered issues of employment discrimination. [read post]
28 Mar 2013, 7:53 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Last September, the Whirlpool Corporation filed a cert petition in Whirlpool Corp. v. [read post]
22 Mar 2013, 8:45 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The Second Circuit issued a decision yesterday enforcing arbitration of a Title VII employment discriminaion case. [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]
11 Mar 2013, 11:22 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We told you yesterday about a New York trial court decision invalidating New York City's ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. [read post]
11 Mar 2013, 6:31 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Federal prescription drug oversight was significantly deregulated by the Food and Drug Modernization Act of 1997 (FDAMA), which was signed by President Clinton on November 21, 1997. [read post]
7 Mar 2013, 9:28 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, consumers are entitled to annual free credit reports from the three mega-credit reporting companies -- Experian, Trans Union, and Equifax. [read post]