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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]
27 Jan 2013, 9:09 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Last Thursday, Judge Arthur Spatt, a federal district judge in Brooklyn, postponed a decision on final approval of a settlement in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) class action on the ground of inadequate notice. [read post]
7 Jan 2013, 9:12 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The President campaigned emphatically on a tax plan that would raise taxes for people making more than $250,000. [read post]
6 Jan 2013, 9:58 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The FDA has issued two proposed rules to implement the Food Saftey Modernization Act enacted in 2011. [read post]
30 Dec 2012, 9:02 pm by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman On his first full day in office, President Obama issued a memorandum on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). [read post]
28 Dec 2012, 9:50 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman The Impact Litigation Journal reports that The parties have announced a settlement in the Toyota sudden acceleration multi-district litigation pending in a Santa Ana federal court. [read post]
27 Dec 2012, 10:45 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman We explained recently that airlines may be misleading consumers into paying add-on fees for seats by tricking consumers in thinking that most of the good seats are sold out when they really aren't. [read post]
26 Dec 2012, 4:05 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman Earlier this year, we told you (here, here, and here) about eBay's terrible new arbitration clause that bars its customers, both sellers and buyers, from participating in class actions against the company. [read post]
29 Nov 2012, 5:19 am by Brian Wolfman
by Brian Wolfman One of the nice things about the Internet is that it brings down the cost of communicating with the public, potentially democratizing free speech. [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]
19 Oct 2012, 3:22 am by Brett Emison
[Brian Wolfman at Public Citizen Consumer Law & Policy Blog] 2013 BMW M5 at Laguna Seca [Matt Russell at Driving the Nation] Opinion: Protect patients' rights, protect patients' lives [Mary Alice McLarty at CNN] More Judicial Activism By Federalist Society Members On The D.C. [read post]
9 Oct 2012, 3:00 am by Steve Schultze
McBurney is represented by Deepak Gupta (Gupta/Beck PLLC) and Brian Wolfman (Georgetown Institute For Public Representation), who are both veterans of the excellent public interest firm Public Citizen. [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]
30 Aug 2012, 2:06 pm by Brian Wolfman
Brian Wolfman’s recent post about an amicus brief submitted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau includes a quotation from the “CFPB Monitor” – a blog maintained by a law firm that represents financial services entities. [read post]
24 Aug 2012, 11:21 am by Greg Beck
By Greg Beck As Brian Wolfman noted, the DC Circuit this morning held that the FDA's required tobacco warnings violate the First Amendment. [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]
3 Aug 2012, 4:55 am by Brian Wolfman
by  Brian Wolfman When a class action settles (or in the unusual case where the plaintiffs win a litigated judgment), the court awards the plaintiffs' lawyers fees and expenses from the class's recovery. [read post]
30 Jul 2012, 5:00 am by J Robert Brown Jr.
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