Dear Colleagues, I had to re-register the Consumer Advocacy Caucus today in order to straighten out the Statement of Purpose. I had inadvertently dropped out mention of the Executive Board when I stated that the Caucus would recommend to AALL … Continue reading
Our action item was approved by the AALL Board at the meeting in July. Since then, we’ve been working with Emily Feltren, the AALL Director of Government Relations, to put together a guide to submitting a vendor complaint about the Prenotification Negative Option … Continue reading
Written by Jamie Marie Keller The Consumer Advocacy Caucus proposed it’s first formal action to the AALL Board regarding the FTC Prenotification Negative Option Rule Recommendation. The action item is Tab 13 (starts on page 64) for the AALL Executive Board Meeting … Continue reading
Betsy McKenize has volunteered to become our next Chair. We are thrilled at the prospect of her new role in our work, given her initiative and commitment to our goals. Congratulations, Betsy!
AALL typically posts the agenda of the next Board Meeting within a week of the Meeting. Our Caucus therefore has only just learned about proposed Guidelines for Caucus formation, governance, and dissolution. We make several recommendations for changes, including adoption … Continue reading
We formed the AALL Consumer Advocacy Caucus to better protect all law libraries from anti-consumer practices of information providers. We will recommend that AALL’s Executive Board petition appropriate government entities to remedy business practices that illegally restrict competition or otherwise … Continue reading
The Consumer Advocacy Caucus welcomes your complaints about problems with legal publishers. We aim to track as many complaints as we can. Doing so will help us reflect your concern as we collect evidence of unfair and anticompetitive business practices. … Continue reading