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Supreme Court Approves Use of Faux Arbitration to Eliminate Consumer Rights

Katherine V.W. Stone | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Katherine V.W. Stone

Today the Supreme Court put another nail in the coffin of the withering body of consumer rights. In the American Express v. Italian Colors case, the Court furthered its trend that permits corporations to use arbitration to prevent consumers from challenging their unlawful conduct.

How About 'Mr. Victim?'

Brandon L. Garrett | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Brandon L. Garrett

Hundreds of trillions of dollars in trades rely on those rates -- so do student loans, mortgages and credit cards. Who is following the money?

Don't Go Away Mad, Just Go Away: The Supreme Court Closes Up Shop

David Coleman | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

Closing down for the summer is not the Roberts Court's only disappearing act. During this past term, a disturbing trend emerged of withdrawing the courts from their historic and institutional role in providing justice for ordinary Americans.

Supreme Court Rules That Small Claims Cannot Be Pursued Against Big Corporations

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 07.15.2011 | Business
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

With AT&T Mobility vs. Concepcion, the Supreme Court has permitted alleged corporate fraud to go unheard and unpunished and, in turn, has silenced the voice of the consumer in the process.