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Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Consumer Creditors of Bankrupt Companies

A June Supreme Court ruling disallows a scheme by individuals to use a corporate bankruptcy of their closely held business to evade individual liability for fraud, UDAP, and tort claims. This article explains the holding’s implications for consumer claims involving corporations in bankruptcy and lists 12 steps victimized consumers can take to preserve their rights when faced with a corporate bankruptcy filing.

Essential Toolkit for Advising Student Loan Borrowers

NCLC has just released a new Student Loan Toolkit, a free online resource, and an essential aid in advising student loan borrowers nationwide. It includes fillable forms to collect key information and point to next steps based on that data. This article describes the toolkit and explains how best to use it, as well as listing other essential resources to advise student loan borrowers.

New Supreme Court Arbitration Ruling: A Double-Edged Sword

A May 16 Supreme Court ruling makes it almost impossible to appeal a federal court ruling enforcing an arbitration provision. This article explains not only the ruling’s negative consequences, but also, surprisingly, the advantages the ruling presents for consumers and workers. The article also sets out five approaches still available to reverse a decision enforcing an arbitration provision despite the Supreme Court ruling.

New Guidance Suggests Remedies for Tenant Screening Practices

A new HUD guidance explains that tenant screening companies and landlords that use them may potentially violate the Fair Housing Act’s anti-discrimination provisions, which could give rise to private remedies. As explained in this article, the guidance singles out problematic tenant screening practices involving credit history, criminal records, and eviction filings, and lists recommended landlord and screening company actions.

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Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid Attorneys

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NCLEJ's Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid Attorneys guides legal aid and public interest lawyers through all stages of federal litigation. The Revised 2024 Edition provides the most comprehensive expertise for practitioners litigating on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients against government defendants.

 

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Surviving Debt: 2023 Edition

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NCLC's best selling guide for consumers and counselors managing debt, updated for 2021. 

HUD Housing Programs: Tenants' Rights (The Green Book)

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National Housing Law Project's quintessential guide to understanding HUD’s housing programs. The Green Book’s treasury of information is the product of over 50 years of legal experience specifically focused on HUD housing law, decades of successful high-impact litigation, and a deep understanding of intricate federal housing policy.