Tag Archives: Truth

Homestead Exemptions: The Truth Isn’t What You Think

“They can’t take my house, whatever happens.  Right?” The young man in my office “knew” that the substantial equity in his home was exempt as a homestead, even if he filed bankruptcy. He “knew” that credit card debt was dischargeable. … Continue reading

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AT SYRACUSE, TRUTH PALES IN IMPORTANCE TO POLITICS: In the Washington Post, Syracuse law professor G…

AT SYRACUSE, TRUTH PALES IN IMPORTANCE TO POLITICS: In the Washington Post, Syracuse law professor Greg Germain points out that the supposedly bigoted and racist language used by members of a fraternity suspended after video of a satirical roast got … Continue reading

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Interpration or truth?

Nex week there will be a Luxury Law summit in London, I discover. The concept of "luxury law" baffles me, but I guess I am looking at it wrongly – the law that applies to the luxury end of the goods … Continue reading

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A professor speaks his truth to power

With thanks to Paul Caron at http://taxprof.typepad.com/  and in his words, “here is the remarkable letter written by Brian Mikulak and shared with his colleagues upon his retirement as a LRW professor at the University of San Francisco Law School”: Dear [Dean], … Continue reading

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New Jersey Truth in Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act: New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That Injury Is Required

Over the past few years, class action plaintiffs have filed a slew of lawsuits against online retailers under the New Jersey Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA), which prohibits a seller from offering or entering into consumer … Continue reading

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