Monthly Archives: October 2015

Drone v. Privacy

Charges have been dismissed against a KY man who shot down a radio controlled drone over his back yard. (Full disclosure: I went to law school with the judge in the case, Rebecca Ward.) Advertisements

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The jury pool

An interesting issue has arisen here in Louisville, with a Judge dismissing all-white jury pools.  I suspect that the Judge will be politely told to cut it out by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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Service not filing

Usually, the courts hold that filing of a suit is the act that forms the basis of an FDCPA claim based on the lawsuit.  However, in this case the Court held that service of process would have been required for … Continue reading

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Mini-Miranda and the interrupting debtor

An interesting case where the FDCPA required “mini-Miranda” doesn’t get delivered due to the debtor’s behavior.

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Debt collector’s liability for the actions of a debt collector it hires

Nice discussion of when a “debt collector” under the FDCPA can be held liable for the action of another “debt collector” who the hire to collect the debt.  Opinion here.

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Trademark

Not my area of the law, but this is interesting.  Not sure government can make these distinctions.

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