Amicus Briefs

April 21, 2014 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: food labeling
US District Court - District of Columbia

The amici brief focuses on the far reaching consequences for consumers of food and other products regarding the standard of First Amendment review applied to the disclosures on food labeling packaging.

July 6, 2013 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Credit Cards
US District Court - Southern District of New York

Amicus Curiae Brief Expressions Hair Design v. Eric Schneiderman

June 6, 2013 | Filed under: Debt Collection
US District Court - Eastern District of New York

Amicus Curiae Brief for Berman v. NYC 

September 27, 2011 | Filed under: Class Actions
Supreme Court of New Mexico

Adoption of Defendants’ position would be the death knell of virtually all meaningful enforcement of the Unfair Practices Act (UPA), NMSA 1978, §§ 57-12-1 to -22.

August 5, 2011 | Filed under: Mortgage, Real Estate & Housing | Tagged with: Foreclosure, Predatory Lending
Supreme Court of North Carolina

The solution is simple: affidavits should be filed only by individuals who have actually reviewed the physical loan documents and other records and confirmed their accuracy, and original documentation should be demanded by the courts.

May 2, 2011 | Filed under: Telephone Consumer Protection Act
US Supreme Court

The current split among the circuits is profound and irreconcilable, and this unsettled jurisprudence has impaired TCPA enforcement while aiding industry non-compliance.

April 7, 2011 | Filed under: Mortgage, Real Estate & Housing | Tagged with: Foreclosure
Supreme Court of Virginia

To ensure that borrowers are given the opportunity to bring disputes into the judicial system, the trial court should be reversed and Ms. JImenez allowed to prove her claims against Citibank and Equity.

January 11, 2011 | Filed under: Debt Collection
Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

The West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act Provides Consumers with a cause of actuin against any person violating prohibited debt collection practices. Any ambiguity in the remedies provisions must be resolved in favor of providing consumers with a cause of action.

October 6, 2010 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration | Tagged with: Class Actions
US Supreme Court

Aggregate action is often essential to secure relief for consumers and to hold businesses accountable for wrongdoing. Businesses have adopted class-action bans to prevent consumers from bringing legitimate claims.