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  • ...duct safety commission]]</span>. Nader himself has founded many well-known consumer advocacy groups, including the Public Interest Research Group, the Clean Wa ...aking some of his inspiration from the <span>[[Civil Rights Movement|civil rights movement]]</span>, Nader stood up to the</p>
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  • Consent, particularly informed consent, is the cornerstone of patients' rights. Consent is based on the inviolability of one's person. It means that docto ...cise of Religion Clause, <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span>, statutory rights of a parent in raising a child, and the state's traditional interest in pro
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  • ...state board rules that attempted to regulate crude-oil production to match consumer demand. The Panama Refining Company sued to prevent federal officials from ...er|nuclear power]]</span>, while underemphasizing safety and environmental protection. It paid the price when some of its promotional functions were transferred
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  • ...onnel management program; equal opportunity and <span>[[Civil Rights|civil rights]]</span> activities; safety and health activities; management improvement p ...Rural Development; Marketing and Regulatory Programs; Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services; Food Safety; Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service; Natural Resou
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  • ...s movement]]</span> and organize three national <span>[[Civil Rights|civil rights]]</span> organizations. ...rned a great deal in this experience, and became an acknowledged expert on consumer affairs, a new idea that she helped introduce to the black community nation
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  • ...act, banks, brokers, and insurance companies are able to combine and share consumer transaction records as well as other sensitive records. The act went into e ...act to purchase capital stock. With the investment in a bank comes certain rights, such as the right to inspect the bank's books and records and the right to
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  • ...t-carry issue in the Cable Television <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> and Competition Act of 1992 (47 U.S.C.A. § 325 et seq.). The 1992 ... ''Red Lion'' was inappropriate, but declined to adopt the strict scrutiny protection given to print publications. The Court held that any regulations that are c
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  • ...mon feature of the law, which allows for recovery for injuries even if the consumer had no contractual relationship with the manufacturer. But Cardozo was also ...from primary elections, violated the <span>[[Equal Protection Clause|Equal Protection Clause]]</span> of the <span>[[Fourteenth Amendment|Fourteenth Amendment]]<
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  • ...onstitution places some limits on state power, the states enjoy guaranteed rights by virtue of their reserved powers pursuant to the <span>[[Tenth Amendment| ...e power of the state. A state may not go beyond what is essential for self-protection by interfering with interstate transportation into or through its territory
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  • ...y reform, relative to the pending Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2003, H.R. 975, 108th Cong., 1st Sess.</p> ...es to improve and certify attorneys belonging to bankruptcy and creditors' rights bars.</p>
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  • ...ecified on the face of the instrument. A number of <span>[[Consumer Credit|Consumer Credit]]</span> dealings are funded through the use of promissory notes. ...ement is the process of signing the back of a paper, thereby imparting the rights that the signer had in the paper to another person. The number of times an
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  • *[http://public.findlaw.com/bookshelf-consumer-action-handbook/ Consumer Action Handbook] *[http://public.findlaw.com/consumer/ Consumer Issues]
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  • <p>Consumer credit transactions can be classified into several different classes.</p> ...ts at a subsequent time. Auto dealers are credit originators at the time a consumer purchases an auto on credit, but many loans are subsequently assigned by th
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  • ... is to establish the agreement that the parties have made and to fix their rights and duties in accordance with that agreement. The courts must enforce a val ...gross one-sidedness in favor of the seller include limiting damages or the rights of the purchaser to seek court relief against the seller, or disclaiming a
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  • ''A bundle of rights granted by statute to the author or originator of certain literary or artis ...o receive payment for that reproduction. An author may grant or sell those rights to others, including publishers or recording companies. Violation of a copy
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  • ...h as the right to organize and negotiate collective bargaining agreements, protection from discrimination, wages and hours, and health and safety.'' ...he importance of work. Since the 1930s, employees have acquired more legal rights as federal and state governments have enacted laws that give them the power
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  • ...ed in a manner that is fair to the affected individual, and to protect the consumer's right to privacy against the informational demands of a credit reporting <p>FCRA represents the first federal regulation of the consumer reporting industry, covering all credit bureaus, investigative reporting co
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  • ...ential to injure a customer. The injury is usually attributed to money the consumer lost through a purchase that would not have been made had the advertisement ... statements that are misleading because they do not disclose something the consumer should know. The Trademark Law Revision Act of 1988, which added several am
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  • == Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau == ...tions, consumer organizations, and other interested groups. The Disability Rights Office (DRO) ensures that FCC actions and policies enable people with disab
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  • [[Category:Consumer Protection Rights]]
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  • ...ess, and freedom to assemble. The First Amendment is part of the [[Bill of Rights]], which came into effect in 1791. ... Court has afforded dissident political speech unparalleled constitutional protection. However, all speech is not equal under the First Amendment. The high court
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  • ...fourth of all consumer spending in the United States. It also protects the rights and safety of patients in clinical trials of new medical products, monitors ...se. It also monitors drug advertising for accuracy, ensures the safety and rights of patients in drug studies, and distributes information on drug products t
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  • ...rimary objective of all grants of franchises is to benefit the public; the rights or interests of the grantee, the franchisee, are secondary. A corporation i ...ganization of a political subdivision of a state does not divest franchise rights that have been previously acquired with the consent of local authorities. A
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  • What riled Helms most was the <span>[[Civil Rights Movement|civil rights movement]]</span>. Carried across the state of North Carolina, Helms's atta ... workers, government-subsidized abortion, and the creation of the Consumer Protection Agency.
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  • ...able peace of mind. The term ''insurance'' describes any measure taken for protection against risks. When insurance takes the form of a contract in an insurance ...losses relating to the dishonesty of employees, and a surety bond provides protection to a business if it fails to fulfill its contractual obligations.
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  • ...hich made it illegal to read private e-mail. The ECPA extended most of the protection already granted to conventional mail to electronic mail. Just as the post o ...ous decisions of the Court that limited free speech out of concern for the protection of children were inapplicable. The CDA differed from the laws and orders up
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  • ... the time and money invested in those marks. The act also serves to reduce consumer confusion in the identification of goods and services.</p> ...tempts at federal trademark legislation provided little protection for the rights of trademark users. The movement for stronger trademark legislation began i
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  • ''Laws governing the rights of purchasers of new and used motor vehicles that do not function properly ... a new, comparable car or refund the full purchase price. According to the consumer advocate group Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, automakers repurc
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  • ... (15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 2301 et seq.) mandates that a written warranty on any consumer product that costs more than $5 must completely and conspicuously disclose, ... consumers, prevent deception, and improve competition in the marketing of consumer products, which are defined as property distributed in commerce and actuall
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  • ;CCR: Center for Constitutional Rights ;COPA: Child Online Protection Act (1998)
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  • ...ent]]</span> prevents states from denying its citizens certain fundamental rights that are deemed essential to the concepts of equality or liberty, including ... Law|common law]] of <span>[[Torts|torts]]</span> recognizes five discrete rights of privacy. First, the common law affords individuals the right to sue when
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  • ...ates, statutes or court decisions prohibit the disclaimer of warranties in consumer sales. Buyers in installment sales do not have the same full rights of rejection as buyers in other sales. If a seller tenders an installment o
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  • ...ed in the same way as traditional consumer goods. Government regulation of consumer goods attempts to protect consumers from dangerous articles, misleading adv ...ecurity, and a fractional undivided interest in gas, oil, or other mineral rights - [http://contracts.corporate.findlaw.com/ examples of many of these and ot
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  • ... out to the public regularly and continuously before it will receive legal protection. Sporadic or irregular use of a service mark will not insulate it from infr ...pan><span>are</span> practitioners involved. The law would give full legal protection to these same doctors, however, if they applied for a mark under the name "
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  • ...posed to support the government in exchange for the general advantages and protection afforded by the government to the taxpayer and his or her property. The exi ...t taxes'' are taxes that are levied upon commodities before they reach the consumer who ultimately pays the taxes as part of the market price of the commodity.
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  • ...rsed the Eighth Circuit's decision, concluding that the FCC was within its rights to establish a pricing methodology, and ordered the appellate court to dete ...ongress to enact the Cable Television <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> and Competition Act of 1992 (Pub. L. No. 102-385). The act gave th
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  • ... (ETS). In 1993, the <span>[[Environmental Protection Agency|Environmental Protection Agency]]</span>(EPA) classified ETS as a known human (Group A) carcinogen b ...ion, emotional distress, violation of <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> statutes, breach of express and implied warranties, strict liabili
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  • A body of rights, obligations, and remedies that is applied by courts in [[Civil Procedure|c ...ess, and risky behavior in the future. Fourth, it seeks to vindicate legal rights and interests that have been compromised, diminished, or emasculated. In th
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  • ...rademark may challenge any use of the mark that infringes upon the owner's rights. ... prevents unauthorized use of it. A party may indicate that it is claiming rights to a particular mark by displaying a ''TM'' rather than an ''R'' symbol. Ma
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  • ...ng statements; and preventing commercial <span>[[Bribery|bribery]]</span>, consumer deception, and other improper trade practices in the alcohol beverage indus ...he tax laws and regulations. It advises the members of the public of their rights and responsibilities, determines the extent of compliance and the causes of
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  • ...nsumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> and <span>[[Consumer Credit|Consumer Credit]]</span> laws were enacted to prevent many of these unconscionable c
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  • ...emedies provided by state and federal <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> laws. In general, businesses and proprietors injured by unfair com ...rmance—that each party will perform its part under the contract's terms. Protection of these relationships from outside interference facilitates performance an
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  • ... kinds of loans. For example, higher interest rates are usually allowed on consumer loans than on home mortgages. Some states do not restrict the interest rate <p>Restrictions on legal interest rates apply to banks, consumer loan companies, and other businesses that extend credit. Loan agreements be
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  • ...ct, and the provision must clearly show that the parties intended that the rights of the insured and insurer would depend on the truth of the statement. *[[Consumer Protection]]
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  • ...Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span>. He ruled in favor of the rights of slum tenants to withhold rent for dilapidated and rat-infested dwellings
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  • ...alth system, nursing home reform, and <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span>.</p> ... backed efforts ranging from the passage of gay <span>[[Civil Rights|civil rights]]</span> legislation to the legalization of the medical use of marijuana by
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  • [[Category:Consumer Protection Rights]]
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  • ...ivacy law is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of its citizens. ...isation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data<ref>http://www.oecd.org/d
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  • ...ivacy law is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of its citizens.<br> ...e from privacy advocates and lawmakers. They have demanded that [[Consumer|consumer]] information needs to be protected against the abuses of [[Social networki
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  • ...ic region is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of citizens, especially the exchange of citizen data to other countries. ...transfers of personal information across borders. Business, government and consumer organizations utilize the implementation of CBPRs as a way of ensuring acco
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  • ...h America is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of its citizens. ...s of individual countries.&nbsp; Data protection laws are usually based on rights of [[Habeas Data|habeas data]].<br>
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  • ...ddle East is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of its citizens. ...&nbsp; There are a few countries that have established legislation on data protection and privacy.&nbsp; One of the reasons for such laws being developed is due
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  • ...ivacy law is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of its citizens. ...&nbsp; There are a few countries that have established legislation on data protection and privacy.&nbsp; One of the reasons for such laws being developed is due
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  • ...ivacy law is concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of its citizens, especially the exhange of citizen data with other countrie ...EU members can decide individually whether or not to have privacy and data protection laws and what requirements should be in place.<br>
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  • ...consent under the following circumstances: (1) protect or defend the legal rights or property of [http://www.myspace.com/ MySpace]; (2) protect the safety an *[http://public.findlaw.com/bookshelf-consumer-action-handbook/caw_privacy_online.html Protect Your Privacy - Online Priva
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  • ...acy.<ref>http://www.bankcardfinder.com/credit-articles/credit-card-bill-of-rights.html</ref><br> ...umer/credit/loans.shtm <span class="sectionColor">FTC: Credit Cards &amp; Consumer Loans</span>]<br>
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  • ...umer/credit/loans.shtm <span class="sectionColor">FTC: Credit Cards &amp; Consumer Loans</span>]<br> *[http://www.defendyourdollars.org/CC%20summary_1.25.2010.pdf New Consumer Credit Card Protections]<br>
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  • *[[International Privacy Law]][[Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)|<br>]] [[Category:Consumer Protection Rights]]
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