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Understanding The CPSC's Big Win Against Spectrum Brands

Mintz Washington, D.C. Members Matthew Howsare and Chuck Samuels authored this Law360 article examining the federal courts’ involvement in interpreting and considering the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) product safety laws. The article focuses largely on the CPSC’s summary judgment victory against Spectrum Brands Inc. Matt and Chuck note that it is not often that federal courts consider and interpret provisions of product safety laws administered by the CPSC such as the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA).

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