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Fight over airline e-cigarette ban focuses on 'agency overreach'

Carrie Salls Aug. 23, 2016, 10:42am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA) are continuing their fight against a final rule enacted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that prohibits the use of electronic cigarettes on airplanes. The groups have filed an opening brief in response to a petition for review of the rule that was filed in April.

Consumers allege offender monitoring products were falsely advertised

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 23, 2016, 9:39am

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer from California and another from Michigan have filed a class action lawsuit in the Golden State against a company over offender monitoring products.

National Federation of the Blind missed opportunity to challenge DOT's airport ticketing kiosk rule

Karen Kidd Aug. 7, 2016, 4:57pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The D.C. Circuit's recent rejection of a National Federation of the Blind's challenge to a U.S. Department of Transportation rule on airline ticketing kiosks is an opportunity lost over a technicality, two D.C.-area attorneys said during a recent interview.