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When a company’s Marketing, Legal and Common Sense departments work together, potential problems can often be detected early and PR departments will have less clean-up work:

General Mills has taken out language it recently added to its legal terms of service that was reported to have stripped customers of their right ...


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This is from the U.S. answers to questions from the arbitrator in the Clove Cigarettes Article 22.6 proceeding:

88. Company documents from Kretek International (“Kretek”), which occupied 97 percent of the market for clove cigarette imports in the United States, substantiate that the current market for clove cigars is ...


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Here's an interesting Dormant Commerce Clause case that might come before the U.S. Supreme Court, as described by a Cato colleague of mine:

One of the several failures of the Articles of Confederation was the incapacity of the central government to deal with trade disputes among the states. The ...


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