Tag Archives: interest

Study: Minority homebuyers pay higher interest rates

Robert Bartlett quoted in HousingWire, November 20, 2018 Robert Bartlett, co-author of the study and professor at Berkeley Law, suggested there could be legal implications for lenders using these algorithms. Bartlett said fair lending laws prohibit price discrimination and that courts … Continue reading

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If Your Trademark Case Depends on Showing Initial Interest Confusion, Save Your Money–Select Comfort v. John Baxter

I’ve bashed the initial interest confusion doctrine for decades. It’s one of the worst doctrinal “innovations” in trademark law–ever. However, you might have noticed that I haven’t blogged many initial interest confusion cases recently. Why? Because the phrase rarely shows … Continue reading

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Two Blogs of Interest

There are two law school blogs that may be of interest to you if you have not already discovered them: Law School Inovation Blog postings discuss a variety of issues and techniques regarding innovation at law schools Empirical Legal Studies… … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ASIL International Organizations Interest Group Workshop (Update)

The International Organizations Interest Group of the American Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its biennial works-in-progress workshop, to be held March 15, 2019, at Seton Hall School of Law. The original call is here. … Continue reading

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Chairman, Behnam talk interest rate benchmarks at Bipartisan Policy Center

By Anne Sherry, J.D.With LIBOR’s end date in sight, panelists gathered at the Bipartisan Policy Center to discuss topics relating to a transition to the alternative benchmark rate SOFR. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton answered questions from CNBC’s John Harwood about … Continue reading

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