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It Shouldn’t Be a Secret When Products Are Unsafe

Am image from the Harman complaint. By Leah Nicholls, Staff Attorney, and Leslie Brueckner, Senior Attorney We’ve all heard by now about how hard General Motors worked to hide the problems with its ignition – and how that secrecy killed and injured a lot of people.  It…

This Shark Week, Let’s Look Closely at Who’s Preying on Whom

By Sarah Belton, Cartwright-Baron Attorney, and Leslie Bailey, Staff Attorney photo credit: Grey Nurse Sharks by Richard Ling, CC-BY-2.0. One noted impact of the Recession is the widening wealth gap between white families and families of color. This gap didn’t just emerge naturally—at least part of the gap is the…

Slate Story on Obama’s Federal Worker Rules

photo credit: Talk Radio News Service via photopin cc In what Executive Director Paul Bland considers “one of the most important positive steps for civil rights in the last 20 years,” President Obama has ordered that corporations who receive federal contracts worth more than $1 million…