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HUD’s Recent Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgages are Positive, Although Some Will Find it Harder to Qualify

Last fall, HUD announced changes to the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program that took effect as of October, 2017.  HECMs are only available to homeowners over age 62 and are commonly referred to as “reverse mortgages.”  The media widely … Continue reading

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California Court Discusses Hotel’s Duty to Guest in Recent Personal Injury Case

Earlier this month, an appellate court issued a written opinion in a California premises liability case requiring the court to discuss under which circumstances a person who attempts to come to the aid of another person, but fails to help … Continue reading

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Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. The 'New' District Court Activism in Criminal Justice Reform Jessica Roth Yeshiva University – Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Date Posted: 17 Jan 2018 96 2. Backdoor Man: A… … Continue reading

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FDA, CPSC & the Need for Speed: Recent Actions Highlight Importance of Promptly Reporting Product Safety Issues

On consecutive days last month, both the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made clear that delays in reporting potential product hazards or defects could significantly damage a company’s reputation and bottom line. … Continue reading

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