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California Precedent Limits Use of Professional Plaintiffs in Website “Accessibility” Cases Under the Unruh Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities, including discrimination in places of “public accommodation.”  Federal and state laws also permit private plaintiffs to enforce the ADA by bringing suit against business.  Those laws gave rise to website “accessibility” lawsuits, where plaintiffs allege that online forums are places of accommodation under […]

Listen to Jonathan Emord on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory (4/8/2021)

Jonathan Emord appeared for two hours on the nationally syndicated radio program “Coast to Coast” with George Noory on April 8, 2021 to discuss the state of individual freedoms in America, specifically as they relate to various government orders, mandates, and restrictions not addressed in the US Constitution.  Mr. Emord is the author of The […]

FDA Changes Enforcement Policy for Homeopathic Drugs

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced it is withdrawing the Compliance Policy Guide (“CPG”) entitled, “Conditions Under Which Homeopathic Drugs May be Marketed,” which was issued in 1988 and describes the agency’s enforcement policy for such products.  The withdrawal is applicable today.  The FDA is implementing a risk-based enforcement policy in its place.  […]

Jonathan Emord appears on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

Jonathan Emord appeared for two hours on the nationally syndicated radio program “Coast to Coast” with George Noory on September 9, 2019 from 9PM to Midnight Pacific.  Jonathan discussed the opioid crisis, FDA complicity in the acts of major pharmaceutical companies in promotions that caused it, Trump’s efforts to stem the crisis, the Oklahoma public […]

PRESS RELEASE: Jonathan Emord Goes Round Two with the FDA on Electroshock Devices

For Immediate Release:  23 August 2017 Contact:  Dr. Linda Lagemann, Liaison to the Petitioners (415-640-7343)   Attorney Jonathan Emord and his co-counsel Kendrick Moxon have filed a Supplement to their Citizen Petition of August 2016, protesting the FDA’s Proposed Order to reclassify and make more readily available the Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Device used to give […]

Jonathan Emord, “The FDA’s bow to barbarism” (Washington Times, Oct. 12, 2016)

Read Jonathan Emord’s October 12, 2016 article in the Washington Times concerning the FDA’s untenable decision to downgrade Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) medical devices from Class III to Class II: The FDA’s bow to barbarism:  Downgrading the brain injury risks from shock therapy is unjustified (Oct. 12, 2016) (opens in new window)

D.C. Circuit: FTC’s Two RCT Requirement Violates the First Amendment

On January 30, 2015, the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia entered its decision in the case of POM Wonderful, LLC (“POM”) v. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), No. 13-1060.  In that decision, the D.C. Circuit upheld the FTC’s findings that POM violated the Federal Trade Commission Act (“FTCA”) by misleading consumers through […]

Proposed Federal Bill Would Prevent States, FDA, And Anyone Else From Informing Consumers Whether Food Is Bioengineered

  By Eric Awerbuch In April, 2014, five members of Congress introduced a bill, H.R. 4432 (hereinafter “the Bill”) seeking to regulate, among other things, the labeling of bio-engineered food products.[i]  The Bill, also known as the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014,” is remarkable in that it:  1) prohibits the States from […]

New regulations on laundry detergent pods would be cumulative, inefficient, and an example of why our federal regulations cost as much as Canada’s entire GDP

By Eric Awerbuch The federal government is once again using tragedy to procure more regulatory power over private business.  Beginning in 2012, laundry detergent businesses began selling detergent pods—small, single-use packets of concentrated detergent encased in a water soluble membrane.[1]  Instead of having to pour and measure (an occasionally messy endeavor), Americans can insert one […]

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