Category Archives: Real Estate & Property Law

Schwarcz on Risk and the Subprime Crisis

Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke) has posted Markets, Systemic Risk, and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis on SSRN. Heres the abstract: The subprime mortgage crisis is undermining financial market stability and has the potential to cause a true systemic breakdown. This short….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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THE SALTY DONUT'S STICKYBUNDONUT

Knausberry Farm sticky bun places inside brioche dough, brushed with a secret sauce, wrapped together and topped off with a homemade pecan toffee sauce. $6.50 @ The Salty Donut.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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DRONE FILM FESTIVAL

Governor Cuomo Announces State Fair's Drone Film Festival and Competition Returns for Second Year International Competition Highlights the Fast-Emerging Drone Technology Industry, Rapidly Growing in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley Competition and Festival Complements "Central NY Rising" – The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that the Great New York State Fair's Drone Film Festival and Competition has opened for entries. This is the second year of the competition and festival, which highlights and complements the state's large investment in growing the unmanned aerial vehicle industry. The competition is open to all amateur, professional and corporate filmmakers who use video from drones in their work. Rules, categories, and costs for the competition can be found on the event website at….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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California CivicSpark program seeking applications

Presented by the Local Government Commission Become A CivicSpark Partner! CivicSpark, a Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program, is now accepting project applications for the 2018-19 Service Year! The program is offering three thematic tracks: Climate (50 openings), Water (20 openings), and….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Quick Hits – Presidents’ day edition.

Cases decided in the last few weeks are mostly good for business, not because they fail to enforce the ADA, but because they refuse to let dubious serial filer claims get beyond the initial pleading stage. Here’s the lineup. Standing and cheap standing Cheryl Thurston v. FCA US LLC, et al., EDCV172183JFWSPX, 2018 WL 700939, at *3 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 26, 2018) is a district court decision that in some ways anticipates the 5th Circuit decisions we blogged about earlier this week. It is a web accessibility case and could be crucial in the effort to stop abusive serial litigation against websites. The plaintiff alleged in general terms that she had tried to use the defendant’s website to find a dealer and that she found barriers to access. She did not allege that she was unable to find a dealer, and for the Court this meant she had failed to allege an injury. This may seem obvious, but courts in the Ninth Circuit have a long history of holding that mere exposure to an….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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