Hall of Shame: Experian

June 20, 2014

As someone who has experienced a (relatively minor) case of identity theft, I can personally attest to how frustrating and time consuming it can be to correct blatant misinformation with the various consumer credit reporting companies.  Proving that I was

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Pro-Consumer Initiatives: Lobbying and Litigation

February 12, 2013

In the weeks leading up to his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama was surely inundated with reports, requests, and letters from various advocacy groups urging him to not only adopt their platform, but to make it a

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Criminalizing Whistleblowing: Big Ag Wins at Consumers’ Expense

April 13, 2012

On March 2, 2012, Iowa’s Governor Branstad signed House File 589 into law, creating a new crime of “agricultural production facility fraud.”  Utah passed a similar “agricultural operations interference” law on March 20, 2012.  While their names make it sound

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Finding a Work/Life Balance is Hard Enough: How to Fit Volunteering into the Life of a Busy Attorney

November 30, 2011

The daily life of many attorneys is really not all that glamorous – we have all worked until the wee hours of the morning and spent our weekends tied to our laptops and blackberries, caught up in our cases and

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