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29 Jul 2009, 10:31 pm
by Deepak Gupta In today's mail, I received my copy of the August issue of ABA Journal magazine, which has an article on the mandatory disclosure of calorie counts on fast-food menus. [read post]
23 Mar 2010, 7:21 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta A few minutes after the President signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act today, Virginia Solicitor General Duncan Getchell left his office and walked across the street to the federal courthouse in Richmond, where he filed Virginia's constitutional challenge to the new law. [read post]
26 Feb 2009, 10:26 am
by Deepak Gupta This blog has closely followed the ongoing battle over class-action bans: adhesion contract provisions that purport to strip consumers and employees of their right to pursue class actions, whether in litigation or in arbitration. [read post]
20 Mar 2011, 3:15 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta We'll probably learn the answer tomorrow morning, at 10:00 am, when the Court issues its order list from the March 18 conference. [read post]
30 Apr 2008, 11:28 am
by Deepak Gupta Did you know that a smoked turkey sandwich (930 calories) at Chili's has more calories than a sirloin steak (540 calories)? [read post]
27 Nov 2007, 11:43 am
by Deepak Gupta Another Class Action Ban Bites the Dust: Yesterday, a Florida appeals court struck down a class action ban in an auto lease agreement. [read post]
24 May 2012, 7:14 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The Supreme Court this morning released its opinion in Freeman v. [read post]
8 Jul 2008, 12:35 pm
by Deepak Gupta Michigan Supreme Court Holds Foreclosure Unconstitutional: I've written here before about the issue of foreclosure notice procedures -- whether homeowners are getting constitutionally sufficient notice of tax or mortgage foreclosures. [read post]
17 Feb 2009, 12:36 pm
by Deepak Gupta I'm delighted that the Second Circuit has decided to uphold New York City's landmark fast-food menu rule, which requires chain restaurants to disclose calorie information on their menus. [read post]
26 Feb 2009, 8:49 am
by Deepak Gupta The Federal Trade Commission today released its annual tally of consumer complaints. [read post]
13 Aug 2010, 3:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta In today's Washington Post, Brady Dennis has a mini-bio of Elizabeth Warren, from her childhood in Oklahoma, where she was raised by parents whose lives were still scarred by the Great Depression, to her earliest research on bankruptcy filings, through today. [read post]
30 Jun 2009, 9:23 am
by Deepak Gupta Included in President Obama's proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009 is the following provision giving the new agency the authority to ban pre-dispute mandatory binding arbitration clauses: SEC. 1025. [read post]
24 Oct 2007, 1:02 pm
by Deepak Gupta We've blogged before about the proposed Arbitration Fairness Act, federal legislation that would end the scourge of pre-dispute mandatory binding arbitration clauses in consumer, employment, and franchise contracts. [read post]
4 Mar 2010, 4:32 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta It's been an eventful week in consumer law and policy in Washington so far. [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 1:18 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Several weeks ago, my colleague Greg Beck blogged about a very significant and disturbing Ninth Circuit decision effectively holding that consumers don't own their own software. [read post]
29 Jul 2009, 9:12 pm
by Deepak Gupta Although his views on economic regulation and the conservative movement seem to have evolved over the years, and aren't always easy to pin down, Richard Posner is at bottom a proponent of old-style neoclassical economics premised on rational choice theory. [read post]
29 Jan 2010, 11:27 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Yesterday, Judge Posner issued an opinion that may be of some interest to those following the great debate over predatory lending and behavioral economics. [read post]