In a recent decision, the US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled that management companies that collect rent for an owner are not debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Act. For this opinion read: Carter v AMC LLC Normally an owner hires a mangement company to manage its property and collect the…
I completed a brief to the Appellate Court and I used a joke in it. Three of my friends who do a lot of appellate work said that was a no-no. That the justices have no sense of humor and they wouldn’t get the joke. Nonetheless I did it. The case was an appeal from…
I am indecisive about the type of computer I want to buy. Initially I was going to buy a netbook because they are so portable. They would be great for checking emails and doing limited research while between court calls. Since they weigh about a pound I can transport it without a problem in my bag. …
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