Tag Archives: Citizens

How Minnesota Bankruptcy Helps Senior Citizens Get Debt Relief

Many seniors—perhaps after a lifetime of responsible spending and financial planning—find themselves in debt later in life. Typically, an upsurge in medical bills and related expenses causes seniors to fall behind on payments; because most seniors are on a fixed … Continue reading

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Citizens, Aliens, and the Architecture of Exclusion

Kunal M. Parker, Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (2015). Allison Brownell Tirres Over the past few decades, historians have enriched our understanding of the concept and experience of citizenship in United States history. The historiography shares … Continue reading

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Protecting Senior Citizens Against Identity Theft

Identity theft is a serious concern for all Americans, but senior citizens can be particularly vulnerable. Thieves often target the elderly, because they are perceived to be more trusting and easy to swindle. A recent $20 million telephone scam which … Continue reading

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Policy: Bringing rulemaking to ordinary citizens – and ordinary lawyers

On RegBlog, Cary Coglianese (Penn) has posted an extract from his recent report to the Administrative Conference on the United States on Federal Agency Use of Electronic Media in the Rulemaking Process, "Making the Rulemaking Process Accessible to Ordinary Citizens"…. … Continue reading

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Making the Rulemaking Process Accessible to Ordinary Citizens

Agencies use the Internet for many different purposes, communicating through their websites valuable information to the public not only about rulemaking, but also about a variety of other issues and activities. The proliferation of competing demands for communication makes rulemaking … Continue reading

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