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Laurie Ristino's testimony to House Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture.

Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.

Type: Legislative Testimony (June 21, 2018)
PDF: Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.
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Author(s): Laurie Ristino
Tags: agriculture toxics
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

September 26, 2018, New Report Highlights Importance of Civil Courts in Securing a Fair, Inclusive Economy for All Americans.

September 26, 2018, New Report Highlights Importance of Civil Courts in Securing a Fair, Inclusive Economy for All Americans.

Type: News Releases (Sept. 26, 2018)
PDF: September 26, 2018, New Report Highlights Importance of Civil Courts in Securing a Fair, Inclusive Economy for All Americans.
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Tags: torts
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Joint Letter to the National Academies on IRIS Process

Joint Letter to the National Academies on IRIS Process
Type: Letters to Agencies (Jan. 30, 2018)
PDF: Joint Letter to the National Academies on IRIS Process
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Author(s): Matt Shudtz
Tags: IRIS
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau re its proposal to limit the use of forced arbitration

Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau re its proposal to limit the use of forced arbitration from Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin, and Mollie Rosenzweig, August 22, 2016. 

Type: Letters to Agencies (Aug. 22, 2016)
PDF: Forced Arbitration Comments. Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau re its proposal to limit the use of forced arbitration
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey, Sidney Shapiro, Mollie Rosenzweig, James Goodwin, Thomas McGarity
Tags: arbitration
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.

Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor's June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.

Type: Legislative Testimony (June 8, 2017)
PDF: Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor
Tags: torts medmal
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

TSCA Reform: Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches

Issue Alert: TSCA Reform: Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches, by CPR Member Scholars Emily Hammond,Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Wendy Wagner, and CPR Senior Policy Analyst James Goodwin, CPR Issue Alert 1309, October 2013.

Type: Reports (Oct. 1, 2013)
PDF: TSCA Reform: Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches, CPR Issue Alert #1309, October 2013, by CPR Member Scholars Emily Hammond, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Wendy Wagner, and CPR Senior Policy Analyst James Goodwin.
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Sidney Shapiro, Thomas McGarity, James Goodwin
Tags: TSCA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

The danger in defective medical devices

The danger in defective medical devices, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (Dec. 4, 2007)
PDF: The danger in defective medical devices
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

September 11, 2007, Bush Administration Using 'Agency Preemption' of State Law to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety.

Type: News Releases (Sept. 11, 2007)
PDF: September 11, 2007, Bush Administration Using 'Agency Preemption' of State Law to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

The Truth about Torts: Using Agency Preemption to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety

The Truth about Torts: Using Agency Preemption to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety, by William Funk, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck and Karen Sokol, White Paper 704

Type: Reports (Sept. 12, 2007)
PDF: The Truth about Torts: Using Agency Preemption to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety, by William Funk, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck and Karen Sokol, White Paper 704, September 2007.
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Karen Sokol
Tags: torts preemption
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

June 15, 2006, Bush Administration Fails to Clean Up Toxic Waste Dumps, Leaves Communities at Risk, upon the release of the report, The Toll of Superfund Neglect: Toxic Waste Dumps & Communities at Risk.

Type: News Releases (June 15, 2006)
PDF: June 15, 2006, Bush Administration Fails to Clean Up Toxic Waste Dumps, Leaves Communities at Risk, upon the release of the report, The Toll of Superfund Neglect: Toxic Waste Dumps & Communities at Risk.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Beware Dangers of Roof Crush Rule

Beware Dangers of Roof Crush Rule, op-ed by Nina Mendelson, William Funk, and Sidney Shapiro

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 4, 2008)
PDF: Beware Dangers of Roof Crush Rule
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Author(s): Nina Mendelson, Bill Funk, Sidney Shapiro
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Safeguard lawsuits that potentially save lives

Safeguard lawsuits that potentially save lives

Type: Op-Eds (May 9, 2009)
PDF: Safeguard lawsuits that potentially save lives
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: Vioxx
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Talk till cows come home, but beef safety takes action

Talk till cows come home, but beef safety takes action, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 12, 2004)
PDF: Talk till cows come home, but beef safety takes action
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: mad cow
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

January 14, 2004. CPR Raps USDA’s Veneman for Mad Cow Regs

Letter to Ann Veneman re Mad Cow Disease

Type: News Releases (Jan. 14, 2004)
PDF: Letter to Ann Veneman re Mad Cow Disease
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

July 22, 2004. New Study Reveals Gaping Holes in Mad Cow 'Firewall'

New Study Reveals Gaping Holes in Mad Cow 'Firewall'

Type: News Releases (July 22, 2004)
PDF: New Study Reveals Gaping Holes in Mad Cow 'Firewall'
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

March 4, 2009, Supreme Court Ruling in Wyeth v. Levine a Rebuke of Backdoor Efforts to Deny Citizens' Right to Hold Industry Accountable

Type: News Releases (March 4, 2009)
PDF: March 4, 2009, Supreme Court Ruling in Wyeth v. Levine a Rebuke of Backdoor Efforts to Deny Citizens' Right to Hold Industry Accountable
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Editorial Memorandum on FDA and Preemption of State Tort Laws: Wyeth vs. Levine

Editorial Memorandum on FDA and Preemption of State Tort Laws: Wyeth vs. Levine, by Thomas McGarity

Type: Editorial Memos (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Editorial Memorandum on FDA and Preemption of State Tort Laws: Wyeth vs. Levine
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

The Truth about Torts: Lawyers, Guns, and Money

The Truth about Torts: Lawyers, Guns, and Money, by Thomas O. McGarity, Douglas A. Kysar, and Karen Sokol, White Paper 603, July 2006.

Type: Reports (July 12, 2006)
PDF: The Truth about Torts: Lawyers, Guns, and Money, by Thomas O. McGarity, Douglas A. Kysar, and Karen Sokol, White Paper 603, July 2006.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Douglas Kysar, Karen Sokol
Tags: torts
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

MTBE and the Need for Effective Tort Law

MTBE and the Need for Effective Tort Law, by Thomas McGarity, White Paper 506, March 2005.

Type: Reports (March 6, 2005)
PDF: MTBE and the Need for Effective Tort Law, by Thomas McGarity, White Paper 506, March 2005.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: MTBE
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

A Rare Win for Consumers

A Rare Win for Consumers, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (March 6, 2009)
PDF: A Rare Win for Consumers
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Flimsy Firewalls: The Continuing Triumph of Efficiency over Safety in Regulating Mad Cow Disease Risks

Flimsy Firewalls: The Continuing Triumph of Efficiency over Safety in Regulating Mad Cow Disease Risks, by Thomas O. McGarity with Frank Ackerman. White Paper 402, July 2004.

Type: Reports (July 7, 2004)
PDF: Flimsy Firewalls: The Continuing Triumph of Efficiency over Safety in Regulating Mad Cow Disease Risks, by Thomas O. McGarity with Frank Ackerman. White Paper 402, July 2004.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Frank Ackerman
Tags: mad cow
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

July 9, 2004: CPR President McGarity Responds to FDA Mad Cow Announcement.

Type: News Releases (July 9, 2004)
PDF: July 9, 2004: CPR President McGarity Responds to FDA Mad Cow Announcement.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

April 11, 2005. New CPR White Paper: MTBE Dispute Highlights Importance of Tort Law in Protecting Public.

Type: News Releases (April 11, 2005)
PDF: April 11, 2005. New CPR White Paper: MTBE Dispute Highlights Importance of Tort Law in Protecting Public.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

October 31, 2005, New CPR Report: Vioxx Disaster a Product of Hollowing Out of FDA.

Type: News Releases (Oct. 31, 2005)
PDF: October 31, 2005, New CPR Report: Vioxx Disaster a Product of Hollowing Out of FDA.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

The Hidden Lesson of the Vioxx Fiasco: Reviving a Hollow FDA

The Hidden Lesson of the Vioxx Fiasco: Reviving a Hollow FDA, by Rena Steinzor and Margaret Clune, White Paper 514, October 2005.

Type: Reports (Oct. 12, 2005)
PDF: The Hidden Lesson of the Vioxx Fiasco: Reviving a Hollow FDA, by Rena Steinzor and Margaret Clune, White Paper 514, October 2005.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Margaret Giblin
Tags: Vioxx
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Only an Independent Agency Can Safeguard Beef

Only an Independent Agency Can Safeguard Beef, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (June 5, 2004)
PDF: Only an Independent Agency Can Safeguard Beef
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: mad cow
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

The Truth about Torts: An Insurance Crisis, Not a Lawsuit Crisis

The Truth about Torts: An Insurance Crisis, Not a Lawsuit Crisis, by Thomas O. McGarity, Douglas A. Kysar, and Karen Sokol, White Paper 509, June 2005.

Type: Reports (June 15, 2005)
PDF: The Truth about Torts: An Insurance Crisis, Not a Lawsuit Crisis, by Thomas O. McGarity, Douglas A. Kysar, and Karen Sokol, White Paper 509, June 2005.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Douglas Kysar, Karen Sokol
Tags: torts medmal
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Stealth Tort Reform: How the Bush Administration's Aggressive Use of the Preemption Doctrine Hurts Consumers

Stealth Tort Reform: How the Bush Administration's Aggressive Use of the Preemption Doctrine Hurts Consumers, by Margaret Giblin. White Paper 403, October 2004.

Type: Reports (Oct. 13, 2004)
PDF: Stealth Tort Reform: How the Bush Administration's Aggressive Use of the Preemption Doctrine Hurts Consumers, by Margaret H. Clune. White Paper 403, October 2004.
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Author(s): Margaret Giblin
Tags: torts preemption
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Editorial memorandum on federally sanctioned false labeling of meat raised on chemicals and pesticides

Editorial memorandum on federally sanctioned false labeling of meat raised on chemicals and pesticides
Type: Editorial Memos (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Editorial memorandum on federally sanctioned false labeling of meat raised on chemicals and pesticides
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Overcoming Environmental Data Gaps: Why What EPA Doesn't Know about Toxic Chemicals Can Hurt

Overcoming Environmental Data Gaps: Why What EPA Doesn't Know about Toxic Chemicals Can Hurt, by Rena Steinzor, Katherine Baer, and Matt Shudtz, White Paper 510, August 2005.

Type: Reports (July 13, 2005)
PDF: Overcoming Environmental Data Gaps: Why What EPA Doesn't Know about Toxic Chemicals Can Hurt, by Rena I. Steinzor, Katherine Baer, and Matt Shudtz, White Paper 510, August 2005.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
Tags: toxics
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Truth about Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Truth about Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, CPR White Paper 804

Type: Reports (July 16, 2008)
PDF: The Truth about Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration White Paper 804
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz
Tags: NHTSA torts
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

July 17, 2008, New CPR White Paper: NHTSA's 'Penchant for Preemption' Will Weaken Safety Protections for Motorists.

Type: News Releases (July 17, 2008)
PDF: July 17, 2008, New CPR White Paper: NHTSA's 'Penchant for Preemption' Will Weaken Safety Protections for Motorists.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

June 11, 2009, EPA's IRIS Database 'Outdated, Incomplete, Ineffective'; Administrator Jackson's Reforms Leave Major Issues Unresolved.

Type: News Releases (June 11, 2009)
PDF: June 11, 2009, EPA's IRIS Database 'Outdated, Incomplete, Ineffective'; Administrator Jackson's Reforms Leave Major Issues Unresolved.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Federal Railroad Administration

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Federal Railroad Administration, CPR White Paper 910

Type: Reports (Oct. 28, 2009)
PDF: The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Federal Railroad Administration, CPR White Paper 910
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Author(s): Nina Mendelson, Bill Funk, Sidney Shapiro, Thomas McGarity, Jennifer Marshall, James Goodwin
Tags: regulatory policy torts preemption
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

CPR Member Scholars letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Toyota safety recall

CPR Member Scholars Rena Steinzor and Sidney Shapiro's letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee re the failure of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration to address in a timely fashion engineering failures in certain Toyota models

Type: Letters to Agencies (Feb. 9, 2010)
PDF: Toyota Safety Letter. On February 9, 2010, CPR Member Scholars Rena Steinzor and Sidney Shapiro sent a letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement NHTSA Toyota
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Editorial Memorandum on NHTSA's role in the Toyota Recalls

Editorial Memorandum on NHTSA's role in the Toyota Recalls, by Rena Steinzor and Sidney Shapiro
Type: Editorial Memos (Feb. 22, 2010)
PDF: Editorial Memorandum on NHTSA's role in the Toyota Recalls
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Corrective Lenses for IRIS: Reforms to Improve EPA's Integrated Risk Information System

Type: Reports (Oct. 25, 2010)
PDF: Corrective Lenses for IRIS: Reforms to Improve EPA's Integrated Risk Information System CPR White Paper 1009
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner, Matt Shudtz
Tags: IRIS toxics
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Plausibility Pleading: Barring the Courthouse Door to Deserving Claimants

Plausibility Pleading: Barring the Courthouse Door to Deserving Claimants, CPR White Paper 1005

Type: Reports (May 11, 2010)
PDF: Plausibility Pleading: Barring the Courthouse Door to Deserving Claimants (.5 meg download), CPR White Paper 1005, by CPR Member Scholars William Funk, Thomas McGarity, and Sidney Shapiro, with CPR Policy Analyst James Goodwin, May 2010.
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: Twombly torts standing judicial review
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

November 9, 2010, EPA's Toxic Chemical Database Woefully Out of Date Despite Obama Administration Reforms; Backlog Will Persist for Decades At Current Rate.

November 9, 2010,
Type: News Releases (Nov. 9, 2010)
PDF: November 9, 2010, EPA's Toxic Chemical Database Woefully Out of Date Despite Obama Administration Reforms; Backlog Will Persist for Decades At Current Rate.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

June 2, 2011, CPR White Paper Explodes Industry Myths about BPA; Five Myths Intended to Muddle Facts, Cast False Doubt on Sound Science about BPA's Dangers.

June 2, 2011,

Type: News Releases (June 2, 2011)
PDF: June 2, 2011, CPR White Paper Explodes Industry Myths about BPA; Five Myths Intended to Muddle Facts, Cast False Doubt on Sound Science about BPA's Dangers.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Letter to OIRA re Chemicals of Concern listings

Letter to OIRA Administrator Cass Sunstein re Chemicals of Concern listings under TSCA

Type: Letters to Agencies (June 20, 2011)
PDF: Letter to Cass Sunstein re Chemicals of Concern listings
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Rena Steinzor, Noah Sachs
Tags: TSCA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Rena Steinzor's testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the IRIS database

Rena Steinzor's July 14, 2011, testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the Integrated Risk Information System database

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 14, 2011)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's July 14, 2011 testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the IRIS database.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: IRIS
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

January 26, 2012, U.S. Should Take Steps Now to Begin Protecting Public from BPA, a Ubiquitous Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical, Says New CPR Report.

January 26, 2012,
Type: News Releases (Jan. 26, 2012)
PDF: January 26, 2012, U.S. Should Take Steps Now to Begin Protecting Public from BPA, a Ubiquitous Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical, Says New CPR Report.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

March 8, 2012, New CPR White Paper Takes on Myth of 'Defensive Medicine' as a Significant Driver of Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums and Health Care Costs; Authors Say Defensive Medicine's Impact on Overall Costs Is Slight.

March 8, 2012,
Type: News Releases (March 7, 2012)
PDF: March 8, 2012, New CPR White Paper Takes on Myth of 'Defensive Medicine' as a Significant Driver of Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums and Health Care Costs; Authors Say Defensive Medicine's Impact on Overall Costs Is Slight.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Letter to EPA Nominating BPA for Fourth Contaminant Candidate List

Letter to EPA Nominating Bisphenol A (BPA) for Fourth Contaminant Candidate List, based on its known adverse health effects

Type: Letters to Agencies (June 22, 2012)
PDF: Letter to EPA Nominating Bisphenol A (BPA) for Fourth Contaminant Candidate List.
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Author(s): Noah Sachs, Amy Sinden
Tags: BPA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Letter to EPA on industry efforts to stall IRIS toxicological assessment through non-germane comments

Letter to EPA on "filter failure," resulting from industry efforts to stall IRIS toxicological assessment through non-germane comments

Type: Letters to Agencies (Nov. 1, 2012)
PDF: Letter to EPA on industry efforts to stall IRIS toxicological assessment through non-germane comments
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
Tags: OIRA regulatory review IRIS cost-benefit
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sweeping Corporate Immunity for the Fuel Industry: The Next Front in the 'Corporate Accountability' Wars

Type: Reports (March 27, 2013)
PDF: Sweeping Corporate Immunity for the Fuel Industry: The Next Front in the 'Corporate Accountability' Wars, CPR White Paper 1303
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Nicholas Vidargas
Tags: torts
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Letter to OIRA re USDA proposal to 'modernize' the poultry inspection system

Type: Letters to Agencies (April 9, 2013)
PDF: Letter to OIRA re USDA proposal to 'modernize' the poultry inspection system.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Michael Patoka
Tags: food safety poultry
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Thomas McGarity's testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.

Thomas McGarity's July 31, 2013, testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 31, 2013)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's July 31, 2014 testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: toxics
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

No mere patch protects nature

No mere patch protects nature, op-ed by Victor Flatt and Catherine Phillips

Type: Op-Eds (Oct. 9, 2013)
PDF: No mere patch protects nature
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Author(s): Victor Flatt
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

October 29, 2013, CPR Releases New Report on Toxic Chemical Reform: The rights of victims and states needs to be preserved in any toxic reform legislation.

October 29, 2013,

Type: News Releases (Oct. 28, 2013)
PDF: October 29, 2013, CPR Releases New Report on Toxic Chemical Reform: The rights of victims and states needs to be preserved in any toxic reform legislation.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Comments to the FDA on food safety rules for raw produc

Comments to the FDA on food safety rules for raw produce on several CPR Member Scholars and staff

Type: Letters to Agencies (Nov. 15, 2013)
PDF: Comments to the FDA on food safety rules for raw produce on November 15, 2013, by CPR Member Scholars Lisa Heinzerling, Thomas O. McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Rena Steinzor, and CPR Policy Analyst Michael Patoka.
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Michael Patoka
Tags: cost-benefit
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Comments to the FDA on preventive controls for human food production

Comments from several CPR Members Scholars and staff to the FDA on preventive controls for human food production, November 15, 2013

Type: Letters to Agencies (Nov. 15, 2013)
PDF: Comments to the FDA on preventive controls for human food production, November 15, 2013
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Michael Patoka
Tags: food safety cost-benefit
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to IRIS


Rena Steinzor's July 16, 2015, testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 16, 2014)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's July 16, 2014 testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: IRIS
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Bad Feds, Deadly Meds

Bad Feds, Deadly Meds, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (March 1, 2015)
PDF: Bad Feds, Deadly Meds
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Joint Letter from Law Professors and Lawyers re TSCA Reform Bill

Joint Letter from broad group of law professors and lawyers re TSCA Reform Bill

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 16, 2015)
PDF: Joint Letter for Law Professors and Lawyers re TSCA Reform Bill
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Tags: TSCA
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress

Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress, op-ed by Noah Sachs and Matthew Shudtz

Type: Op-Eds (June 26, 2015)
PDF: Toxic ignorance and the challenge for Congress
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Author(s): Noah Sachs, Matt Shudtz
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

VW and GM scandals show why regulation matters

VW and GM scandals show why regulation matters, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Rob Verchcik

Type: Op-Eds (Sept. 30, 2015)
PDF: VW and GM scandals show why regulation matters
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Robert Verchick
Tags: enforcement VW Consumer Protection
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Delving into GM's Crimes

Delving into GM's Crimes, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Rob Weissman

Type: Op-Eds (Oct. 6, 2015)
PDF: Delving into GM's Crimes
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: Consumer Protection
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

CPR's comments on USDA FY 2017 appropriations

CPR's comments on USDA FY 2017 appropriations

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 15, 2016)
PDF: CPR's comments on USDA FY 2017 appropriations
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Author(s): Matt Shudtz
Tags: poultry
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

May 4, 2016, Americans Hurt by Forced Arbitration Agreements with Big Banks, Credit Card Companies

May 4, 2016,
Type: News Releases (May 2, 2016)
PDF: May 4, 2016, Americans Hurt by Forced Arbitration Agreements with Big Banks, Credit Card Companies
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Regulating Forced Arbitration in Consumer Financial Services: Re-Opening the Courthouse Doors to Victimized Consumers

Type: Reports (May 4, 2016)
PDF: Regulating Forced Arbitration in Consumer Financial Services: Re-Opening the Courthouse Doors to Victimized Consumers, CPR Paper 1604, by CPR's Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin and Mollie Rosenzweig, May 2016.
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin, Mollie Rosenzweig
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Forced Arbitration Clauses Deny Justice to Consumers

Forced Arbitration Clauses Deny Justice to Consumers

Type: Editorial Memos (May 9, 2016)
PDF: Forced Arbitration Clauses Deny Justice to Consumers
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Coalition Comments on 'Significant New Uses of Chemical Substances' Rule

Coalition comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on proposed rules to align its regulations for new chemical uses with OSHA rules.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Nov. 21, 2016)
PDF: Significant New Uses of Chemical Substances Comments. Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on proposed rules to align its regulations for new chemical uses with OSHA rules
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Federal Aviation Administration

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Federal Aviation Administration, CPR Paper 1608, by CPR Member Scholars Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, and CPR Senior Policy Analyst James Goodwin and CPR Policy Analyst Mollie Rosenzweig

Type: Reports (Nov. 28, 2016)
PDF: The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Federal Aviation Administration, CPR Paper 1608
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Author(s): Nina Mendelson, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin, Mollie Rosenzweig
Tags: torts
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

November 30, 2016, New Report: Strong State Safeguards Important to Protecting Americans from Small Plane Crashes and Defective Aircraft Parts.

November 30, 2016,

Type: News Releases (Nov. 30, 2016)
PDF: November 30, 2016, New Report: Strong State Safeguards Important to Protecting Americans from Small Plane Crashes and Defective Aircraft Parts.
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Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

EPA Scientists said 'ban pesticide chlorpyrifos'; Scott Pruitt said 'no'

EPA Scientists said ban pesticide chlorpyrifos. Scott Pruitt said 'no,' by Carl Cranor

Type: Op-Eds (June 7, 2017)
PDF: EPA Scientists Said Ban Pesticide Chlorpyrifos. Scott Pruitt Said No
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Author(s): Carl Cranor
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

The House Recently Sided with Big Banks Over Consumers

The House Recently Sided with Big Banks Over Consumers, op-ed by Martha McCluskey

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 5, 2017)
PDF: The House Recently Sided With Big Banks Over Consumers
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection

Joint Letter to Food Safety Inspection Service on Poultry Slaughter Inspection. Joint letter from safety advocates, including Rena Steinzor, April 20, 2012.

Joint letter from safety advocates to the Food Safety Inspection Service on Poultry Slaughter Inspection Rule.

Type: Letters to Agencies (April 20, 2012)
PDF: Joint Letter to Food Safety Inspection Service on Poultry Slaughter Inspection. Joint letter from safety advocates, including Rena Steinzor, April 20, 2012.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: poultry
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Congress should not manage opioid drug labels

CPR's Tom McGarity urges Congress to exercise care in legislating labeling for opioids.

Type: Op-Eds (July 23, 2019)
PDF: McGarity-Austin-AmStatesman-OpioidRules-072319
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: Freedom to Harm economics regulation
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy Workers' Rights Workers' Rights