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10 Jul 2013, 3:14 pm by Deepak Gupta
My colleagues Greg Beck and Brian Wolfman have blogged here several times about the fight over the FDA's graphic cigarette warnings, which were invalidated by the D.C. [read post]
1 Jul 2013, 5:03 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman This June 21 article by James Stewart explains that In a departure from long-established practice, the recently confirmed chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, said this week that defendants would no longer be allowed to settle some cases while “neither admitting nor denying” wrongdoing. [read post]
14 Jun 2013, 10:22 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We posted in March when a state trial court in New York threw out New York City's ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. [read post]
10 Jun 2013, 4:29 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman As many of our readers know, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law authorizes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to regulate consumer arbitration. [read post]
3 Jun 2013, 3:27 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Last October, we told you that California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that establishes a regulatory framework for allowing self-driving cars on California roads. [read post]
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]