Apr 01, 2014 10:00 AM

The Strip Mining of Legal Rights

In the latest edition of Trial magazine, Ralph Nader and Theresa Amato discuss how the fine print in standard form contracts is undermining tort law, and it is not limited to mandatory arbitration. Read more here.

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Mar 26, 2014 08:56 AM

GM IGNITION SWITCH DEFECT LAWSUITS ON THE RISE

This week's Motor Vehicle Law Reporter takes a look at the lawsuits that have piled up against GM. As the probe into GM’s recall of about 1.37 million U.S. passenger cars for a deadly ignition switch defect continues, families who previously thought their loved ones died in accidents caused by driver error are filing lawsuits alleging the defect was to blame.
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Mar 04, 2014 03:07 PM

Forced Arbitration – The Stealth War on Women’s Rights

While working for now-defunct retailer Circuit City, Tia Holloman was subjected to two months of appalling sexual harassment that included her supervisor exposing his genitals to her, grabbing her and parading her around the store when she tried to escape his abuse — an event that was recorded by the store’s surveillance camera.

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Winter Convention: Helping Our Host City

 At Winter Convention 2014, in addition to the New Lawyers Division Habitat for Humanity project (Friday, Feb. 7), members also have the opportunity to donate school supplies to a literacy program called Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR) and some members will be making presentations at local high schools about the dangers of distracted driving.

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