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February 6, 2015

In The News Today – February 6, 2015

Quoting ILR’s recent blog post on the matter, Walter Olson notes the irony of the American Association for Justice being sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) while it simultaneously encourages similar lawsuits against businesses, and opposes updating of the outdated law. (Overlawyered.com)

The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes of the Justice Department’s $1.375 billion settlement with Standard & Poor’s that “the only losers are Americans who may never learn if the suit was a case of political retribution.” (Wall Street Journal)

Two law firms and eight individuals filed 61% of “non-employment lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act” in Pennsylvania during a two-and-a-half year span that concluded at the end of 2014. (Pennsylvania Record)

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