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Monday round-up

For the Washington Examiner, Melissa Quinn reports that “[t]he U.S. Supreme Court will start its next term after a summer punctuated by mass shootings that left more than two dozen dead, heightening the impact of pending cases that focus on when civilians can carry weapons in public.” Robert Barnes reports for The Washington Post that […]
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August 12, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Monday round-up

For the Washington Examiner, Melissa Quinn reports that “[t]he U.S. Supreme Court will start its next term after a summer punctuated by mass shootings that left more than two dozen dead, heightening the impact of pending cases that focus on when civilians can carry weapons in public.” Robert Barnes reports for The Washington Post that […]
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August 12, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Stripping a Second Mortgage with Chapter 13

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Under the right circumstances bankruptcy can strip a second (or third) mortgage off your home’s title, and radically reduce how much you pay.   Summary Do you have a second or third mortgage on your home? Imagine if you could stop paying that monthly mortgage payment. Imagine over the course of the next 3 to 5 years paying only as ... Read More
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August 12, 2019/by Wasson and Thornhill

Stripping a Second Mortgage with Chapter 13

Wasson & Thornhill -
Under the right circumstances bankruptcy can strip a second (or third) mortgage off your home’s title, and radically reduce how much you pay.   Summary Do you have a second or third mortgage on your home? Imagine if you could stop paying that monthly mortgage payment. Imagine over the course of the next 3 to 5 years paying only as ... Read More
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August 12, 2019/by Wasson and Thornhill

Friday round-up

Briefly: At USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that “[a]fter 10 years on the Supreme Court, [Justice Sonia] Sotomayor, 65, is not only its most outspoken questioner – succeeding the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who inspired today’s ‘hot bench’ – but its most frequent public speaker and most prolific author,” whose “voice, in all its forms, has become the liberal conscience on a […]
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August 9, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Response of Michael Dreeben to tributes upon his leaving the Office of the Solicitor General

Michael Dreeben served in the Office of the Solicitor General from 1988 until 2019 and has argued over 100 cases before the Supreme Court. The chance to serve in the Office of the Solicitor General is the professional honor of a lifetime. The privilege of working for and among so many giants of the law […]
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August 8, 2019/by Michael Dreeben

Thursday round-up

Briefly: At the Pew Research Center’s Fact Tank blog, Claire Brockway and Bradley Jones discuss a new Pew survey showing that “a majority of Americans (62%) say they have a favorable view of the Supreme Court,” but that “Democrats and Republicans are increasingly divided in their assessments of the court”: “[T]hree-quarters of Republicans and Republican-leaning […]
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August 8, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Petitions of the week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address a district court’s discretion to deny a request for a writ of habeas corpus to compel a nonparty inmate to appear as a trial witness and whether solicitation can constitute an “attempt” under the Controlled Substances Act. The petitions of the week are: Thomas […]
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August 7, 2019/by Aurora Barnes

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