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The John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection: New Database from HeinOnline

John F. Kennedy Assassination database in HeinOnline Continue reading » Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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Arizona Supreme Court Gets It Right – Collection on Credit Card Debt

Arizona Supreme Court Decides Statute of Limitation runs from the date of first uncured missed payment Mertola LLC v Alberto J Santos/Arlene Santos CV-17-0109-PR (AZ Supreme Court, 7-27-18)  Statute of limitation for debt collection in Arizona – cause of action to … Continue reading

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States Win and E-Retailers Lose as U.S. Supreme Court Alters Sales Tax Collection Standard

States can now require internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if the retailer has no physical presence in the state. In South Dakota v. Wayfair, the Supreme Court overturned its 1992 decision in Quill Corporation v. North Dakota, which … Continue reading

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When is a debt considered “consumer” debt for debt collection protections to kick in?

Most of our debt collection laws in Florida apply only for consumer debt, not business debt.  Sometimes the answer is not quite clear as to what type of debt is involved.  What if for instance you operate a business and … Continue reading

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Debtors Lose? Third Circuit Rejects “Discovery Rule,” Restricts Period to Assert Federal Debt Collection Actions in Break With Fourth and Ninth Circuits

In an en banc decision issued last Tuesday, the Third Circuit held that civil actions alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) must be filed within one year from the date of the violation’s occurrence – and … Continue reading

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