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9 May 2007, 2:27 pm
by David Arkush David Arkush is a Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center's Appellate Litigation Program and a new contributor to the blog. [read post]
16 May 2007, 5:11 am
by David Arkush This morning, the New York Times reports that Michael Baroody, the National Association of Manufacturers lobbyist whom President Bush has nominated to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission, will receive a $150,000 "severance" payment from NAM if he gets the job at CPSC. [read post]
5 Jun 2008, 3:33 pm
David Arkush and Craig Holman have written this Roll Call oped ($). [read post]
29 Apr 2011, 6:48 am by Greg Beck
In the Huffington Post, Public Citizen's David Arkush discusses the role of form contracts and the increasing power they give corporations to effectively write their own laws. [read post]
16 Jul 2009, 8:47 am
A statement from David Arkush of the Fair Arbitration Now Coalition released to coincide with Tuesday's hearing by the Senate Banking Committee on President Obama's proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency, "Consumer Financial Protection Agency Bill is Right to Address Forced... [read post]
6 May 2011, 7:57 am by Brian Wolfman
Over at CitizenVox, David Arkush (pictured on right) has this interesting essay on the Senate Republicans' decision to end their opposition to Elizabeth Warren to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [read post]
31 Oct 2007, 8:35 am
by David Arkush Readers may recall that in Safeco Insurance Co. v. [read post]
5 May 2009, 9:54 am
David Arkush, the director of Public Citizen's Congress Watch division, is testifying this morning at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, on the need for arbitration fairness legislation. [read post]
6 May 2011, 8:08 am by Brian Wolfman
We just blogged about David Arkush's piece explaining a change in Republican tactics regarding the Consumer Finanical Protection Bureau: Instead of opposing Elizabeth Warren to head the agency, they are now opposing any director unless the agency's structure is fundamentally changed. [read post]
29 Feb 2008, 3:07 pm
by David Arkush and Graham Steele   Republicans and Democrats in the Senate recently spent weeks negotiating a moderate, bipartisan consumer product safety bill, the "CPSC [Consumer Product Safety Commission] Reform Act of 2007" (S. 2663). [read post]
2 Nov 2007, 5:57 am
by David Arkush The Washington Post reports today that the chief of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and her predecessor have taken dozens of trips, totaling nearly $60,000, paid by the manufacturers they regulate. [read post]
30 Jul 2008, 6:32 pm
[cross posted from Citizen Vox]July 29, 2008    By David Arkush, Taylor Lincoln, and Peter Gosselar Last November, Public Citizen released "The Arbitration Trap," a scathing report exposing the one-sided nature of "justice" for consumers trapped by the National Arbitration Forum. [read post]
22 Nov 2010, 3:10 am by Dan Frith
The country is in a patient safety crisis," said David Arkush, the director of Public Citizen's Congress Watch Division in a statement.My Take: Stop the malpractice by following evidence-based medicine and stop paying the hospitals and doctors who injure their patients by committing malpractice. [read post]
27 May 2011, 2:18 pm by Jeff Sovern
David Arkush called my attention to an article by  Amy Widman  of Northern Illinois and Prentiss Cox  of Minnesota, State Attorneys General Use of Concurrent Public Enforcement Authority In Federal Consumer Protection Laws, forthcoming in Cardozo Law Review.  [read post]
30 Jun 2009, 9:23 am
" NPR's All Things Considered recently ran this excellent report on the forced arbitration debate, featuring Public Citizen's David Arkush. [read post]
5 Mar 2008, 6:41 am
Last Friday, in an item cross-posted from the Watchdog Blog, David Arkush and Graham Steele provided a detailed description of industry efforts to weaken the Senate bill. [read post]
14 Mar 2010, 9:17 pm by Levin & Perconti
The director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division, David Arkush, calls the recent attacks on medical malpractice ridiculous. [read post]