Cases against the oil companies are back to state court. It’s time to map out the next steps.
With the Supreme Court’s refusal to take up the issue, the lawsuits against the oil industry are heading back to state court. That’s where the plaintiffs wanted those cases from the beginning, but it’s by no means the last of the issues they will confront. The oil companies will fight a scorched earth campaign, spending …CONTINUE READING
President Obama has appointed Edith Ramirez to chair the Federal Trade Commission; since she already serves on the FTC, this thankfully does not require Senate confirmation. It’s a terrific appointment. I have known Edith for about 15 years now; we served together on the board of the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, one of …CONTINUE READING
Take a look at the green drop on the bottle of Fiji Water pictured right. (If you are a rational actor, you won’t buy the bottle for $7, but that’s another story). What do you think it means? What if it was accompanied by the website URL “fijigreen.com”? Well, if you are the California Court …CONTINUE READING