Mattress Tags and Pillow Cases

Law Library Journal, Vol. 101, pp. 235-247, 2009

13 Pages Posted: 20 May 2009

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Mary Whisner

University of Washington - School of Law

Date Written: May 7, 2009

Abstract

Popular culture makes a joke of the crime of removing a mattress tag, but who knows anything about the law? I use mattress-tag law as a way to illustrate some of the challenges of researching regulations and the complexity of law even in an apparently simple area, since there are different mattress-tag regimes (federal, state, local) and different concerns (health, fire safety, competition law). A digression discusses some pillow cases.

Keywords: mattress tags, administrative law, legislation, legal research

Suggested Citation

Whisner, Mary, Mattress Tags and Pillow Cases (May 7, 2009). Law Library Journal, Vol. 101, pp. 235-247, 2009 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1400975

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