Shining a Light on Agency FOIA Policies that Contradict the Law

Some agencies have regulations that conflict with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which can lead to confusion for officials and the public, as well as the improper withholding of public information.  For instance, a few agencies still base their definition of a “representative of the news media” on language […]

Zen Magnets Wins, but Decision Does Little to Protect Against Regulatory Overreach

The experience of entrepreneurs like Zucker and Qu serve as a stark reminder of the cost of fighting the federal government

Consumer Product Safety Commission Revises FOIA Rule in Response to CoA Institute Comments

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) finalized a rule today implementing new Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) regulations. The agency incorporated important revisions proposed by Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) in a comment submitted to the agency in in January 2017. CoA Institute urged the CPSC to remove outdated […]

Cause of Action Demands Investigation of CPSC for Waste, Abuse and Mismanagement Relating to Buckyballs Matter

The CPSC’s actions regarding Craig Zucker were never about safety, they’re about punishing an entrepreneur who spoke out against the agency’s activity

Dan Epstein on the Lars Larson Show 5/20/2014

Cause of Action’s Dan Epstein talks with Lars Larson about how the CPSC’s actions regarding Craig Zucker.

Reason: The Government’s Bogus Lawsuit Against Buckyballs’ Creator Craig Zucker Ends In a Settlement

Government accountability law firm Cause of Action will continue its efforts to uncover why the agency went after him in the first place.

Wall Street Journal: Zucker Wins Against the Machine

Read the full story: Wall Street Journal Individuals increasingly find themselves with little choice but stand up against President Obama’s regulatory machine. So congratulations to Craig Zucker, who scored a modest if still costly victory against the Consumer Product Safety Commission earlier this month.   Mr. Zucker cofounded Maxfield & […]