A Payday Lender’s Race to the Bottom

by Gabriel Hopkins Thornton-Robb Attorney Scott Tucker loves fast cars. That might be why he raced to the bottom as the owner and operator of a payday lending business whose complicated and lopsided repayment plan duped millions of consumers. Now the details of this operation…

Heaven, Hell and The U.S. Chamber: 13 Years of Anti-Judicial Propaganda

Photo via Judit Klein on Flickr By Arthur BryantChairman The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform just released the latest version of the propaganda piece it started publishing in 2002. Entitled 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, the report summarizes the answers…

Let’s Make Sure Class Actions Can Still Do Their Job

Image by Grant Hutchinson via Flickr  By Leah NichollsStaff Attorney  Here at Public Justice, we see class actions as an important tool for righting wrongs and holding the powerful accountable. As part of our efforts to promote and protect class actions, we’re working to make sure…

Will Congress Act to Protect All Big Ag Whistleblowers?

Photo via Steven Depolo on Flickr By David MuraskinFood Safety & Health Attorney Congress is poised to pass into law a bill that will provide unique protections for industrial agricultural companies to hide their harms to consumers, competition, and workers. The Senate recently passed S….