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Universal vulnerability should inform public policy

While there has been undeniable progress for women in many areas of law, some, such as reproductive rights and their relationship to pay equity, are still at issue.
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Op-ed on ridiculous NJ suits cites Shepherd study on consumer fraud

A few simple, common-sense amendments to the current Consumer Fraud Act would punish deceptive business practices while curbing nuisance litigation against honest businesses. A new white paper from Emory University Law School professor Joanna Shepherd, "The Expansion of New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act: Causes and Consequences," details just how we got to the point where we are suing over sandwiches. It begins by explaining that the Garden State's law was initially modeled after the Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914.
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