Manufacturers' Counsel Want Clearer CPSC 'Ground Rules'

Law360, Washington (October 23, 2013, 9:56 PM EDT) -- Counsel for members of a national manufacturing association told a Republican commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday that their clients needed clearer ground rules about how the agency refers alleged consumer safety violations to the U.S. Department of Justice.

At an open meeting with outgoing commissioner Nancy Nord, the attorneys for various members of the National Association of Manufacturers' CPSC Coalition said their clients have become increasingly frustrated about a purported lack of clarity from the agency on how it decides to bring...
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