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April 3, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

New York Times, How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations

"Marketers have long used ruses like prechecked boxes to steer American consumers into unwanted...

April 3, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: marketing, political donations

NYTimes: How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations

"“It’s unfair, it’s unethical and it’s inappropriate,” said Ira Rheingold...

April 2, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Judiciary

For immediate release:

NACA Statement on Biden Administration’s Slate of Judicial Nominees 

Washington, DC —The following is a statement from Ira Rheingold, the Executive Director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates on the...

March 19, 2021 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration | Tagged with: forced arbitration

Los Angeles Times, AT&T's new arbitration clause isn't doing you any favors

"'Corporations use forced arbitration as a get-out-of-jail-free...

March 16, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer protection, taxes

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced the End Double Taxation of Successful Consumer Claims Act, which would amend the tax code so that individuals who win consumer cases are no longer expected to pay income tax on funds, specifically reimbursed legal expenses, that they do not...

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