Monthly Archives: October 2011

Stolen Valor

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal regarding the constitutionality of the Stolen Valor Act, which makes it a crime to falsely claim military service or awards.  The 9th Cir. had stuck down the act as a … Continue reading

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FDCPA Statute of Limitations

This interesting little decision points out that the 6th Cir. has not addressed the issue of when the FDCPA statute of limitaitons begins to run and also notes that there is a split among the other circuits.  FDCPA practitioners be aware.

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Government gone wild

Read this story.  I wonder how many innocent citizens get dragged thru the hell of prosecution because of bureaucrats like this.

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More Canadian lawyer craziness

Read here.  I am nearly at a loss for words.  Oh, Canada!

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Collection craziness

Like every industry, collections has its bad apples.  The Federal Trade Commission nominally administers the FDCPA.  However, it is rare for them to actually step in and sieze a collections operation.  See the story here.

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Crazy

This is farkin’ crazy.  I can’t imagine the police thinking this is a good idea.

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Wow

Like all professions, the practice of law has some practitioners who aren’t ethical and whose behavior is an embarrassment.  However, this one seems to take the cake.  Read the whole opinion here.  I highly recommend it. ( Hat tip to the … Continue reading

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