Upromise, a membership rewards service for those trying to save money for college, recently settled with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that it collected consumers’ personal information without adequate disclosures.
Appellate courts often confront various forms of deficient lawyering, particularly involving questions of dishonesty and frivolity.
The likelihood that online gambling will soon be legalized has increased now that the Department of Justice issued a recent memorandum opinion.
On January 18, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a proposed rule addressing the calculation of the hospital-specific cap on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (“DSH”) payments.
Despite the launch of two bills—one that would delay the effective dissolution date of redevelopment agencies (RDAs) across the state and another that would allow cities to retain affordable housing funds—cities are scrambling to meet the February 1 court-ordered deadline to shut down ...
In a victory for the alcohol industry, a U.S. District Court judge struck down parts of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code on First Amendment grounds.
Last year, in the landmark decision AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of class action waivers in consumer arbitration agreements under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”).
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s full jurisdiction and enforcement authority has been launched by the appointment by President Obama of Richard Cordray as the CFPB’s first Director.
Now that the new year is upon us, it is important for employers to be aware of the numerous new California laws in the employment area that will impact their operations.
Two new class action suits were recently filed against Procter & Gamble and Walgreen Co. over toothpaste and juice products.