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Center for Consumer Law
  Volume 54 Number 7

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The People’s Lawyer’s Tip of the Day

Immediately review your bank statements and returned checks for forgeries. Promptly report any problems to your bank. A short delay may cost you your legal rights.  Click here for more.


Interesting & Real Facts Involving Money

Did you know that in 1934, the United States printed a limited number of $100,000 bills? This is just one of many interesting facts about the currency we exchange every day. To read more interesting facts about money,  Click here for more.


$50 Billion Infrastructure Initiative

Earlier this month, President Obama announced a $50 billion transportation infrastructure initiative aimed at roads, railways, and runways. The plan calls for refurbishing of 150,000 miles of road, 4,000 miles of railway, and 150 miles of airport runway nationwide. What does the initiative mean for you?  Click here for more.


Your Money

How much should you put down for a new home? Click here for more.


For the Lawyers

“Owner” can’t resell software. The Ninth Circuit has sided with the computer software industry in its effort to squelch sales of second-hand programs covered by widely used licensing agreements. A three-judge panel concluded the first-sale doctrine didn't apply to used software programs peddled on eBay. The court noted that pursuant to the agreement, the company owned the software. Click here for more.

 

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