COMMENTARY: Arbitration Contract Takes Away Patient Rights (Tuesday 8 July 2008)
Some health care consumers are finding that they must choose medical treatment over legal rights.
COLUMN: The Law in Real Life: Increased Toy Safety Regulation May Mark New Era of Government Problem-Solving (Tuesday 5 August 2008)
After an increase in recalls of children's toys because of lead content, Congress recently passed a bill that will increase the Consumer Product Safety Commission's enforcement powers.
Consumer Rights Law
Information about consumer rights law, food and drug law, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and attorneys general.
Consumer Credit Law
The law of consumer credit is primarily embodied in federal and state statutory laws. These laws protect consumers and provide guidelines for the credit industry.
Food and Drug Law
The Food and Drug Adminstration regulates food, drugs, cosmetics and medical devices, which account for more than a fourth of all consumer spending. It also protects the rights and safety of patients in clinical trials of new medical products and monitors the promotional activities of drug and device manufacturers.
You may not buy junk from a drunk in Wyoming! (Monday 14 May 2007)
In Wyoming, junk dealers may not make any business transactions with a drunk person.
June 30, 1906: The Meat Inspection Act sets new standards for U.S. meat production (Thursday 28 June 2007)
The Meat Inspection Act