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Expressions Hair Design et al v. Schneiderman

  1. October 3, 2013

    Rakoff Blocks NY Ban On Credit Card Swipe Surcharges

    U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff invoked free speech grounds Thursday to block a state ban on credit card surcharges, handing a victory to merchants who want to charge extra for swipes — and a Washington lawyer who brought the case told Law360 he will soon target other state statutes.

  2. August 14, 2013

    Swipe Surcharge Ban Protects Consumers, NY Tells Rakoff

    The state of New York on Wednesday asked U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff to throw out a legal challenge to a state law that bars businesses from imposing credit card surcharges, arguing that the law protects consumers from surprises at the cash register.