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Delaware offers more help for homeowners facing foreclosure

WILMINGTON, Del. — Homeowners facing foreclosure throughout Delaware are now receiving vital assistance thanks to a new law endorsed by Attorney General Beau Biden. Sponsored by Representatives Helene Keeley, John Kowalko, Robert Gilligan and Mike Ramone and Senator Bethany Hall-Long, … Continue reading

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Best practices for social and mobile media as privacy laws evolve

As social media and mobile devices and apps (“social-mobile”) continue to proliferate in the corporate enterprise, these new forms of collaboration and information sharing are putting a new spin on compliance issues. There has been a tidal wave of publications … Continue reading

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Cameras in the Courtroom and the Myth of Supreme Court Exceptionalism

Editor’s note: This term of the U.S. Supreme Court is shaping up as a blockbuster, with issues of health care reform, affirmative action, high-tech surveillance, and church/state separation already on the docket or soon to be considered. With attention focusing … Continue reading

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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT IN MASSIVE CLARK COUNTY ROBO-SIGNING SCHEME

By Barry Ritholtz Defendants to be Held Criminally Accountable for Filing Tens of Thousands of Fraudulent Foreclosure Documents Carson City, NV – The Office of the Nevada Attorney General announced today that the Clark County grand jury has returned a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court OK’s MERS Foreclosures

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled 4-3 in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS) Wednesday, allowing thousands of previously halted foreclosures around the state to resume. The decision overturns a lower court ruling from April that had blocked MERS’ foreclosures … Continue reading

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REDEVELOPMENT: Attorneys argue before state Supreme Court

BY JIM MILLER SAN FRANCISCO — Redevelopment supporters’ lawsuit to overturn a key part of this year’s state budget package confronted a sometimes-skeptical California Supreme Court on Thursday. The case challenges state lawmakers’ June approval of a bill to dissolve … Continue reading

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Judge Orders Exchange of Facebook and Dating Website Passwords in Custody Fight

By Debra Cassens Weiss A Connecticut judge has ordered lawyers representing a divorcing couple to exchange passwords to their clients’ Facebook and dating websites. Judge Kenneth Schluger ordered the password exchange in the divorce of Stephen and Courtney Gallion, according … Continue reading

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The Best Lawyers in the Inland Empire

In this months issue of INLAND EMPIRE, Mr. Frank J. Lizarraga, Jr. was profiled as one of the best lawyers in the Inland Empire. Covington & Crowe LLP is headed by the Managing Partner, Frank J. Lizarraga, Jr., who has … Continue reading

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Neighbors’ Tombstones and Haunted Houses Scare Up Halloween Lawsuits

By Debra Cassens Weiss Halloween can be fertile ground for lawsuits. There have been suits over neighbors’ Halloween displays, suits over haunted house injuries, and suits claiming sexual harassment due to remarks about Halloween costumes, according to an article in … Continue reading

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Two New Opinions Describe Need to Keep Email from the Wrong Hands

By James Podgers With all due respect to basic paper and direct conversation, email and other electronic vehicles are becoming the dominant forms of communication in today’s world. But while email, text messaging and cellphones offer speed, efficiency and convenience … Continue reading

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