A "NEW HANDSHAKE" TO OPEN AVENUES TO CONSUMER REMEDIES
The so-called CAN SPAM act provides another shining example of how the GOP-controlled Congress stepped in and destroyed through preemption any consumer remedies
under state law, while at the same time making the federal law completely ineffective.
Suppression of consumer remedies
in the name of the free market has its roots in the Gilded Age, when the nation was ruled by what historian Richard Hofstadter so aptly dubbed the "grandiosely or corruptly rich.
The plan's consumer protection priorities include providing enhanced information resources for consumers, reviewing the adequacy of consumer remedies
and continuing to develop and improve model laws.
June 23, contracts and consumer remedies
by Dawn Reichman, Brian Reed and Kevin Von Tungeln.