Tag Archives: Private

How to Discharge Private Student Loans In Bankruptcy!

It’s difficult for laypeople (and sometimes bankruptcy attorneys) to believe there are legal options to reduce student loan debt after hearing for years that “student loans are nondischargeable in bankruptcy”.  Well, this is not always true.  They can be discharged … Continue reading

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Private Property v. Beach Access in Hawaii

Reader David Peterson pointed me in the direction of a series of news articles on an interesting beach access dispute in Hawaii. From an overview article in the Star Bulletin: Some beachgoers are upset that a gate was installed on… … Continue reading

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Atlanta Paper Exposes Widespread Violation of Federal Law by Private Investigators and the Lawyers That Enable Them

Great work by the Atlanta Journal Constitution on an issue that’s bugged me for years: the brazen violation of federal law by investigators and the lawyers who hire them. At issue is the Gramm Leach Bliley Act, meant to protect … Continue reading

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The SEC and Foreign Private Issuers: A Path to Optimal Public Enforcement

Posted by Yuliya Guseva (Rutgers), on Sunday, September 30, 2018 Editor's Note: Yuliya Guseva is Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School. This post is based on her recent article, recently published in the Boston College Law Review. The question of finding … Continue reading

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Implications of Brexit for Innovation in Private Law

Horst Eidenmueller, Collateral Damage: Brexit’s Negative Effects on Regulatory Competition and Legal Innovation in Private Law (May 7, 2018), available at SSRN. Caroline Bradley The dark side of Brexit is that it illustrates dramatically the contrast between a political context … Continue reading

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