Monthly Archives: April 2014

Maryland, My Maryland

In this Maryland case the collection agency contacted the debtor after a cease and desist request.  It attempted to defend on the basis of the bona fide error defense contained in the FDCPA.  If as a collector, you find yourself … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada?

While I, from time to time, poke gentle fun at our neighbor to the north, I generally admire much of what they do.  Especially now that they had the good sense to repeal the odious Section 13 of their Human … Continue reading

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Unwise law enforcement

Politicians more and more seem to be using the police as their personal enforcers.  It seems to me that anyone behind the parody Twitter account in this story certianly has both a complete First Amendment defense and a possible civil … Continue reading

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Arbitration

Big companies are trying to slip manditory arbitration agreements into more and more interactions with customers.  Story here.  Not sure they can make this stick.

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