Current Events and Future Possibilities of Consumer Protection

Over the past several months, many newsrooms have been covering the sexual abuse allegations within the Catholic Church. On March 19, the West Virginia Attorney General filed a lawsuit against the state’s Roman Catholic diocese claiming that the diocese “knowingly employed pedophiles.” You may be thinking, “What does this have to do with consumer protection?”…

The Printer Paradox

Individuals are well intentioned in wanting to save money, but under certain conditions these objectives actually have the effect of costing more in the long run. This is the classic printer paradox, as described below. Jeff needs a new printer and wants to get the best value for his dollar. He goes to the local…