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The Dramatic Rise of Consumer Protection Law

Joshua D. Wright and Eric Helland

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the rise of Consumer Protection Acts (CPAs) and the changes it brought to both state and federal regulatory regimes. It presents an empirical perspective on the new era of ... More


The Evolution of Consumer Protection and Human Rights

Iris Benöhr

in EU Consumer Law and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199651979
eISBN:
9780191747885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651979.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores the intersection of consumer protection and human right. Recent years have seen a progressive convergence of fundamental rights and consumer protection in EU law. This chapter ... More


FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Holly Fernandez Lynch and I. Glenn Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In its decades-long effort to assure the safety, efficacy, and security of medicines and other products, the Food and Drug Administration has struggled with issues of funding, proper associations ... More


U.S. and EU Regulatory Proposals: How Strict? How Cooperative?

Padma Desai

in From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157865
eISBN:
9780231527743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157865.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the U.S. and EU regulatory proposals for dealing with the global financial crisis. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act were two of the landmark ... More


Regulation and control of branding to children

Barrie Gunter

in Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097874
eISBN:
9781526104359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097874.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The growing concern about children's pre-occupation with brands has led to calls for tighter government-backed restrictions on brand owners‘ marketing activities. The appeal of digital worlds to ... More


Consumer Protection

Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy

in The Subprime Virus: Reckless Credit, Regulatory Failure, and Next Steps

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195388824
eISBN:
9780190258535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195388824.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The subprime crisis showed that federal banking regulators cannot be relied on to put consumer safety over the interests of regulated banks. This chapter evaluates whether the Dodd-Frank Act achieves ... More


Banking on Government

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer

in To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858538
eISBN:
9780190254537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858538.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of federal banking regulation. Topics covered include the establishment of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as part of the New Deal's Banking Act of ... More


Income Tax Evasion, Medicare Fraud, Organized Crime, Environmental Disputes, and Bankruptcy

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter deals with income tax evasion, including beginning discussion of the high-profile Wesley Snipes prosecution. The chapter then turns to Medicare fraud prosecutions. The changing nature of ... More


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