The Fifth Circuit just found the CFPB lacked authority to issue the Payday Lending Rule because the CFPB’s funding is unconstitutional. This article explains the potentially earth-shattering implications for consumer litigation based on CFPB rules interpreting TILA, FDCPA, FCRA, RESPA, and more, and offers detailed practice advice when consumer attorneys now pursue such claims.
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One of today’s hottest litigation issues is standing in federal cases seeking statutory damages, in light of this term's Supreme Court’s Spokeo decision. As explained in this continually updated article, NCLC provides ongoing Spokeo analysis, briefs, and over 40 new case citations, for subscribers and even non-subscribers.
National Housing Law Project Partners with National Consumer Law Center to host the Digital Green Book
National Housing Law Project (NHLP) has partnered with the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) to offer the 5th edition of HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights on NCLC’s digital library. NHLP has wanted to bring the Green Book online for years, but it took the expertise and generosity of NCLC. The new digital format will allow users to copy and paste text and citations, bookmark, highlight, and will provide live links to companion materials. The digital platform also makes the Green Book much more portable and available on cell phones and laptops. The digital format will allow NHLP to update the manual much more frequently, to fix inevitable errors and to provide to our readers even more extensive and accessible companion materials.