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All aboard Study Beauty taken ill and assisted by Salish Air

Three people were rescued from the 33-foot recreational cabin cruiser Study Beauty in Sawmill Bay, in the Valdez Arm, Alaska, Thursday, after the captain alerted Coast Guard that the passengers were nauseated and going in and out of consciousness and … Continue reading

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Prolific FDCPA Violator taken to task: Infante v. Law Office of Joseph Onwuteaka, P.C. (5th Cir. May 31, 2018)

Fifth Circuit chides serial FDCPA violator Joseph Onwuteaka for shoddy appellate briefing, rules against him once more in a private suit over his abusive collection practices involving hundreds of lawsuits filed against debtors in a county where the defendant did … Continue reading

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"Little Pink House" Author: Time To Give The Land Taken By Eminent Domain Back To Kelo And Other Former Owners

Jeff Benedict, author of "Little Pink House," the book about the Kelo v. New London eminent domain debacle (and now a movie) has made a video (at the still-vacant Fort Trumbull site), and written an op-ed, arguing that the land … Continue reading

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Admitting evidence of prior disciplinary action taken against the charged party

Admitting evidence of prior disciplinary action taken against the charged partyOATH Index No. 2310/17Although the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Administrative Law Judge Joycelyn McGeachy-Kuls ruled that evidence of prior discipline is not admissible to prove … Continue reading

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Tax Debt and Having Your Passport Taken Away

Congress granted the IRS the power to revoke passports in December 2015.  The process is cumbersome and bureaucratic because it involves both the IRS and the State Department.  Since the State Department is responsible for issuing and taking away passports, the … Continue reading

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