Welcome to the new “bubble.” Student loan debt now exceeds credit card debt in the U.S. and what is being done about it? Well, President Obama is now fighting Congress to prevent interest rates from doubling on July 1st.
On May 21, 2013, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation provided an update to Congress on the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), requiring the Acceleration of Project Delivery (Subtitle C).
A large body of research shows that payday loans place households at financial risk. For instance, two recent Pew Charitable Trust reports on payday lending (2012 and 2013) show that 12 million Americans use payday loans annually, spending a total of $7.4 billion.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched an inquiry into the steps that insurers are taking to keep their customers and companies safe from cyber attacks citing the public entrustment of a wide variety of sensitive health, personal, and financial records to insurers and the critical importance of making sure that information is safeguarded.
Two recent cases from the same Texas court reflect the ongoing uncertainty over the threat to private property rights posed by the Keystone XL and other pipelines. Is there a theme, a common thread, running through law on this subject? Not in Texas.
Hart V. EA: Attempting to Balance Expression, Commerce and Sports As College QB Seeks Compensation for Likeness Appearing in Video Game
Perhaps the single most difficult analytic question facing sports law today is how to regulate the likenesses and marks of sports players and teams respectively.
$160,000 Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed in Slip and Fall Case Despite Plaintiff’s Active Lifestyle
On September 2, 2009, Yvan Lemoine slipped and fell down an interior stairwell at the premises of Planet Fitness in Astoria.
Judge Receiving Message from Facebook Friend, and Father of Abuse Victim, Not a Reason for Judicial Bias
When the Judge got a Facebook message from a friend the Judge did not read the message and posted a copy in the Court files and told authorities to avoid any bias.
The possibility of securities litigation following the disclosure of a cyber security breach has been a topic of significant recent attention, including on this site.