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14 Jul 2008, 4:34 pm
by Brian Wolfman For a few weeks now, I've been planning to let you know about the Seventh Circuit's June 11 Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) decision in Spivey v. [read post]
11 Jun 2008, 6:58 pm
by Brian Wolfman The grassroots organization ACORN has just released a report that I think our readers will find interesting. [read post]
13 May 2008, 6:54 am
by Brian Wolfman Last December, we blogged here about Haliburton's efforts to force into arbitration a suit brought by a former employee who maintains that she was gang-raped by her Haliburton co-workers in Baghdad. [read post]
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]
18 Mar 2008, 9:01 pm
Brian Wolfman of Washington, D.C., will argue for the petitioner, and Anthony Yang of the Solicitor General’s office will argue for the respondent. [read post]
7 Mar 2008, 1:49 am
Attorney Brian Wolfman will argue before the high court that paralegal services should be considered "attorney fees" rather than 'other expenses' for the purpose of reimbursement. [read post]
25 Feb 2008, 10:01 am
Brian Wolfman of Public Citizen Litigation Group, and Mr. [read post]
15 Feb 2008, 8:00 am
" This comment from Brian Wolfman of Public Citizen Litigation Group echoes one of the concerns that I voiced in that essay. [read post]
26 Jan 2008, 7:21 am
by Brian Wolfman Today's Washington Post has  this article about the White House's consideration of candidates for Chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the government agency charged with protecting the public from potentially dangerous products, ranging from fire-prone mattresses to hazardous cleaning products to lead-laden toys. [read post]
19 Jan 2008, 12:44 pm
by Brian Wolfman The New York State Human Rights Division has just filed first-of-their-kind suits against firms that market tax refund anticipation loans (RALs). [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]
19 Nov 2007, 3:31 pm
by Brian Wolfman The First Circuit today struck down a class action waiver contained in an arbitration agreement as unconscionable under Massachusetts law. [read post]
15 Nov 2007, 5:15 am
by Brian Wolfman The Washington Post's Michelle Singletary has this interesting article in today's paper on the three national credit bureaus' new policy of allowing consumers to "freeze" access to their credit reports so that identity thieves cannot use the reports to obtain credit under the victims' names. [read post]
6 Nov 2007, 3:51 am
by Brian Wolfman Today's Washington Post has more on the controversy over Consumer Product Safety Commission agency heads traveling at the expense of businesses regulated by the agency. [read post]
3 Nov 2007, 2:58 pm
by Brian Wolfman This article in today's Washington Post explains that Consumer Product Safety Commission chair Nancy Nord has asked the Office of Government Ethics to review the CPSC's travel policy after it was revealed that Nord and her predecessor, Hal Stratton, took trips paid for by the industries that the CPSC regulates. [read post]