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25 Jan 2007, 6:58 am
by Deepak Gupta A hearing before the Senate Banking Committee on "Examining the Billing, Marketing, and Disclosure Practices of the Credit Card Industry, and Their Impact on Consumers" is now underway. [read post]
17 May 2007, 1:06 pm
by Deepak Gupta   Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, when a consumer disputes an item on a credit report, the reporting agency is required to "conduct a reasonable reinvestigation to determine whether the disputed information is inaccurate. [read post]
19 Jan 2007, 1:02 pm
by Deepak Gupta Tonight, at 10pm EST, the ABC News Program 20/20 will air an episode entitled "Flat Broke: Begging And Borrowing In America. [read post]
15 Oct 2008, 8:47 pm
by Deepak Gupta The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has just released a fascinating new report, based in part on documents they obtained through FOIA, detailing the Bush administration's use of preemption as a deregulatory strategy. [read post]
7 Feb 2007, 6:26 am
by Deepak Gupta This morning, at 10am, the Senate Banking Committee will hold another important hearing on a pressing consumer issue: "Preserving the American Dream: Predatory Lending Practices and Home Foreclosures. [read post]
20 May 2010, 6:15 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta By a vote of 59-39 tonight, the Senate passed sweeping legislation to tighten the rules governing the U.S. financial system. [read post]
6 Dec 2010, 8:01 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta This morning, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in a closely watched class-action case from the Ninth Circuit, Wal-Mart v. [read post]
30 Jun 2008, 3:17 pm
by Deepak Gupta On Friday, New Mexico's highest court unanimously handed consumers an important victory, holding that, "in the context of small consumer claims that would be prohibitively costly to bring on an individual basis, contractual prohibitions on class relief are contrary to New Mexico's fundamental public policy of encouraging the resolution of small consumer claims and are therefore unenforceable in this state. [read post]
16 Feb 2007, 7:54 am
by Deepak Gupta The headline of a piece in today's Washington Post reads The Banker's Candidate: Senator Dodd Amasses Huge Warchest. [read post]
20 May 2010, 1:14 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta A little over an hour ago, the Senate agreed to end debate over the financial reform bill within the next 30 hours. [read post]
8 Apr 2010, 10:43 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta  Last week, I blogged about Rent-a-Center v. [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 8:28 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Arbitration and Class Actions: On Saturday, The New York Times ran an editorial entitled "The Arbitration War," supporting consumers and state law in AT&T v. [read post]
26 Oct 2007, 7:54 am
by Deepak Gupta Chair of Product Safety Agency Says Beefing Up Her Agency Would "Harm" Americans:  In the wake of growing public concern over the number of unsafe toys and other products on the market, the chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Nancy Nord, has told Congress that a Senate safety bill--which would more than double her anemic agency budget and expand its authority--would "put the American people at greater risk. [read post]
29 Sep 2010, 3:26 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Today we filed our merits brief for the respondents in the U.S. [read post]
17 Apr 2007, 9:13 am
by Deepak Gupta SCOTUSblog is reporting that the Supreme Court has ruled that federal law, not state law, controls the regulation of mortgage lending activity by national banks, even when that is carried on by an operating subsidiary of the bank. [read post]
14 Jul 2009, 11:22 am
by Deepak Gupta The Minnesota Attorney General today filed a major lawsuit against the Minnesota-based National Arbitration Forum (NAF), one of the nation's largest and most controversial arbitral forums. [read post]
21 Dec 2007, 12:34 pm
by Deepak Gupta Last month, I mentioned a case in which Public Citizen, together with Baltimore-based Civil Justice Inc., is challenging the constitutionality of mortgage foreclosure notice procedures in Maryland. [read post]
9 May 2011, 2:25 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Although it's not a consumer law case, I thought I should mention our victory today in an interesting First Amendment case that I argued last week in Utah. [read post]