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Web Info::CT Lemon Law turns 30. Commemoration at CCSU, Oct. 1
Posted 09/27/2012 12:08PM
CT's Lemon Law 30th Commemoration, Oct. 1
"Father of Lemon Law" and a 1st “Lemon” victim to be speaking
Janice Palmer, CCSU Media Relations (O) 860.832.1791 (C) 860.538.2649 email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2012
NEW BRITAIN – On Monday, October 1 at 12:30 p.m. a commemoration of Connecticut’s 30-year-old Lemon Law will be held at Central Connecticut State University in Memorial Hall’s Connecticut Room. The Lemon Law is Connecticut legislation enacted in 1982 to protect consumers from poorly-made vehicles. The event will feature a panel of seven individuals who will reflect on the Lemon Law’s journey to enactment and its current status. The panel will begin at approximately 1:30 p.m., after a 12:30 luncheon and welcome from CCSU Provost Carl Lovitt.
What: Lemon Law Commemoration
Where: Connecticut Room, CCSU’s Memorial Hall
When: Monday, Oct. 1 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Who: Speakers are: Dr. Paul Petterson, chair of CCSU’s Political Science Department, Carl Antonucci, director of CCSU Library Services, and CCSU Professor John Woodcock, “Father of the Lemon Law” and former state representative.
Dan Brochu, “Lemon” owner - one of the first affected by the law
Bob Dorr, Senate Chair of the General Assembly’s General Law Committee at the time
Dan Duffy, former analyst with the General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Research
Mark Giulietti, administered the Law for the Dept. of Consumer Protection for 30 years
Mary Heslin, former Commissioner of the Dept. of Consumer Protection.
Jim O’Rourke, as a student, was active in the Connecticut Public Interest Research Group (ConnPIRG)
Commissioner Bill Rubenstein, Dept. of Consumer Protection
The panel discussion will be taped by CCSU’s Center for Public Policy and Social Research and will be made available for public viewing, along with our online Lemon Law archival materials: www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=723 <http://www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=723>.