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Chapter 7 Is the Most Common Kind of Bankruptcy in Tacoma

Consumers file significantly more Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases than Chapter 13 ones. In 2016, out of almost 800,000 bankruptcies, about 490,000 were Chapter 7s and almost 300,000 were Chapter 13s. (The rest were almost all Chapter 11s and 12s, plus … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] First Circuit Holds Most Anti-Libel Injunctions Are Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has held that false, defamatory statements are generally constitutionally unprotected against civil damages liability, and even against prosecutions for criminal libel. (Sometimes the plaintiff or the prosecutor may have to show that the defendant knew the statements … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Federal Court Rules Against Trump Administration on Most Issues in California "Sanctuary State" Case

In a decision issued earlier today, Federal District Judge John Mendez ruled against the Trump administration on most, but not all, of the issues at stake in the federal government's high-profile lawsuit against California's "sanctuary state" laws. The administration is … Continue reading

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"Why Alcohol Is Still the Most Dangerous Drug"

The title of this post is the headline of this lengthy new article in Governing magazine. Interestingly, the article does not once mention marijuana, but it is still a sobering read against the backdrop of the often-stated refrain of marijuana … Continue reading

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Structured Settlements 101: Making the Most of Your Settlements

Structured settlements are regularly overlooked as a viable and valuable option for funding a settlement. They are commonly perceived as extremely complicated and the potential benefits are often overshadowed by the temptation of a large lump sum payout. However, in … Continue reading

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