4th Circ. Questions Groups' Place In CPSC Database Row

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 6:04 PM EST) -- A Fourth Circuit judge on Thursday accused three consumer groups of trying to usurp the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's role in their bid to reveal the identity of a company that launched the first challenge to a controversial agency database.

The case stems from the company's successful challenge to the CPSC's plan to publish a local government agency's report about its product on the Saferproducts.gov consumer complaint database. A Maryland federal judge ruled in July 2012 that the complaint should not be published because it...
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