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5 Jan 2010, 4:20 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Way back in May 2007, we posted here about objections by Public Citizen and the Center for Auto Safety to a nationwide-class action settlement involving Carfax. [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]
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]
2 Nov 2007, 12:36 pm
by Deepak Gupta A front-page article in the San Jose Mercury News earlier this week and a recent AP story both reported on a practice I've previously blogged about here: private debt collectors that rent out a prosecutor's name and authority, which they use to threaten consumers who have written bad checks with criminal prosecution and jail unless they pay exorbitant collection fees. [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
3 Sep 2009, 9:02 am by Legal Talk Network
In part two, Bob & Craig welcome back Attorney Deepak Gupta, staff attorney at Public Citizen Litigation Group and Attorney Alan Kaplinsky, senior partner at the firm, Ballard Spahr Andrews and Ingersoll, to discuss the Arbitration Fairness Act, what's next in arbitration and add their insight to the already lively discussion on this controversial topic. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 5:19 am by Gerard N. Magliocca
An op-ed in The New York Times by Deepak Gupta and Brian Beutler.3. [read post]
7 May 2012, 2:00 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Last May, I was sad to have to give up blogging when I joined the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [read post]