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 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Telemarketing: Dealing with Unwanted Telemarketing Calls
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Consumer Bankruptcy and Household Debt
Financial distress is most common among lower-income families, but its incidence has grown in all income brackets. This trend suggests that explanations for the rise in consumer bankruptcy filings are more likely to be found in micro-analysis of individuals and groups of debtors than in macroeconomic indicators. This report presents statistics on bankruptcy filings, household debt, and households in financial distress. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4666/
Slamming: The Unauthorized Change of a Consumer's Telephone Service Provider
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U.S. Tobacco Production, Consumption, and Export Trends
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U.S. Tobacco Production, Consumption, and Export Trends
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Medicare: Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Under Proposed Prescription Drug Benefits
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Medicare Prescription Drug and Reform Legislation
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Class Actions and Proposed Reform in the 108th Congress: Class Action Fairness Act of 2003
The report discusses the consumer class action bill of rights in each proposal contains safeguards which provide for judicial scrutiny of coupon and other non-cash settlements, protection against a proposed settlement that would result in a net loss to a class member, protection against discrimination based upon geographic location, and prohibition on a class representative receiving a greater share of the award. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs5117/
The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Medicare: Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Under Proposed Prescription Drug Benefits
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Slamming: The Unauthorized Change of a Consumer's Telephone Service Provider
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The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Telemarketing: Dealing with Unwanted Telemarketing Calls
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Medicare Prescription Drug Provisions of S.1, as Passed by the Senate, and H.R. 1, as Passed by the House
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Geographical Indications and WTO Negotiations
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The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Medicare: Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Under Prescription Drug Legislation
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Slamming: The Unauthorized Change of a Consumer's Telephone Service Provider
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Overview of the Medicare Prescription Drug and Reform Legislation
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Consumer Bankruptcy and Household Debt
Financial distress is most common among lower-income families, but its incidence has grown in all income brackets. This trend suggests that explanations for the rise in consumer bankruptcy filings are more likely to be found in micro-analysis of individuals and groups of debtors than in macroeconomic indicators. This report presents statistics on bankruptcy filings, household debt, and households in financial distress. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4667/
Telemarketing: Dealing with Unwanted Telemarketing Calls
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Fair Credit Reporting Act: Frequently Asked Questions
As financial privacy issues are debated in Congress, numerous questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) have emerged. Enacted in 1970, the Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal statute that establishes a regulatory framework for credit reporting in the United States and establishes a consumer’s rights with respect to his or her credit report. This report attempts to answer frequently asked questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4075/
Fair Credit Reporting Act: Preemption of State Law
As financial privacy issues are debated in Congress, numerous questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) have emerged. Enacted in 1970, the Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal statute that establishes a regulatory framework for credit reporting in the United States and establishes a consumer’s rights with respect to his or her credit report. This report attempts to answer frequently asked questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4074/
Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, H.R. 1036 and S. 659, 108th Congress: Legal Analysis
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Identity Theft and the Fair Credit Reporting Act: An Analysis of
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Fair Credit Reporting Act: Frequently Asked Questions
As financial privacy issues are debated in Congress, numerous questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) have emerged. Enacted in 1970, the Fair Credit Reporting Act is the federal statute that establishes a regulatory framework for credit reporting in the United States and establishes a consumer’s rights with respect to his or her credit report. This report attempts to answer frequently asked questions about the Fair Credit Reporting Act. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4076/
The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Products Liability: A Legal Overview
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Slamming: The Unauthorized Change of a Consumer's Telephone Service Provider
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The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Telemarketing: Dealing with Unwanted Telemarketing Calls
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Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, H.R. 1036, S. 659, S. 1805, S. 1806, 108th Congress: Legal Analysis
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The Hatch-Waxman Act: Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Patents
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Prescription Drug Importation and Internet Sales: A Legal Overview
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Legal Issues Related to Prescription Drug Sales on the Internet
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Prescription Drug Coverage Under Medicaid
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Overview of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
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Copyright Law: Digital Rights Management Legislation
Digital Rights Management (DRM) refers to the technology that copyright owners use to protect digital media. This report surveys several of the DRM bills that were introduced in the 107th Congress and those that are pending in the 108th Congress. Generally, the bills are directed at two separate goals. One goal is to increase access to digitally-protected media for lawful purposes. The other attempts to thwart digital piracy and would do so by enhancing civil and criminal sanctions for digital (and traditional) copyright infringement and educating the public about the rights of copyright holders. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs5956/
Implications of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit for State Budgets
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Importing Prescription Drugs: Objectives, Options, and Outlook
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Medicare Endorsed Prescription Drug Discount Card Program
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Copyright Law: Digital Rights Management Legislation
Digital Rights Management (DRM) refers to the technology that copyright owners use to protect digital media. This report surveys several of the DRM bills that were introduced in the 107th Congress and those that are pending in the 108th Congress. Generally, the bills are directed at two separate goals. One goal is to increase access to digitally-protected media for lawful purposes. The other attempts to thwart digital piracy and would do so by enhancing civil and criminal sanctions for digital (and traditional) copyright infringement and educating the public about the rights of copyright holders. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs5957/