Lady Justice Awakens Slowly after Seven Year Coma; Rule of Law Needs Major Overhaul

  Jan 29, 2016 by findsenlaw  While we typically think of the rule of law as being designed to protect the weak against the strong, and ordinary citizens against the privileged, those with wealth will use their political power to shape the rule of law to provide a framework within which they can exploit others.They … More Lady Justice Awakens Slowly after Seven Year Coma; Rule of Law Needs Major Overhaul

Freddie and Fannie Sell Your Home Loans to Vultures for Pennies on Dollar: Vultures Pick the Bones of Distressed US Homeowners

Jan 26, 2016 by findsenlaw Freddie Mac Kicks Off 2016 with Largest Ever Delinquent Loan Auction article here: The transaction announced on Friday is Freddie Mac’s third bulk NPL sale worth more than $1 billion. The previous two were worth $1.1 billion each. Overall, it will be Freddie Mac’s ninth bulk Standard Pool Offering (SPO) … More Freddie and Fannie Sell Your Home Loans to Vultures for Pennies on Dollar: Vultures Pick the Bones of Distressed US Homeowners

SIGTARP Reports Servicers Wrongfully Terminating Homeowners from HAMP Modifications

Jan 28, 2016 by findsenlaw In the newest SIGTARP Report dated January 27, 2016, reviewing the use of bailout TARP money and the shenanigans of your favorite large financial institutions to abuse and damage the people they received money to help, get your smelling salts and vapors because the findings are, wait for it, yes, loan servicers … More SIGTARP Reports Servicers Wrongfully Terminating Homeowners from HAMP Modifications

Video Makers In Planned Parenthood Scandal Indicted By Texas Grand Jury

Jan 26, 2016 by Johnathan Turley   There is a surprising development out of Texas in the investigation of into Planned Parenthood and the scandal over the selling of fetal tissue and body parts. The Center for Medical Progress had gone undercover to record officials with the organization speaking about the sales in ways that … More Video Makers In Planned Parenthood Scandal Indicted By Texas Grand Jury

University of Missouri Communications Professor To Be Charged With Assault

    January 25, 2016  Jonathan Turley We have been following the controversy surrounding the outrageous conduct of University of Missouri Mass communications professor Melissa Click attacking the media covering a “Black Lives Matter” protest.” She has now been charged with third-degree assault — an offense that is criminal but likely to result in only a fine. … More University of Missouri Communications Professor To Be Charged With Assault

Former LSU Professor Files Lawsuit Challenging Her Termination For Sexual Harassment

Jan 22, 2016  by  Jonathan Turley Former LSU Education Professor Teresa Buchanan has filed an interesting federal civil rights lawsuit against the President of Louisiana State University and other school officials, claiming that the school’s sexual harassment rules (modeled on the rules crafted by the Department of Education) violated free speech and due process. I … More Former LSU Professor Files Lawsuit Challenging Her Termination For Sexual Harassment

SCOTUS to Hear Case on Obama’s Unilateral Executive Immigration Action

January 20, 2016    By Elizabeth Slattery   On Tuesday morning, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case brought by Texas and 25 other states challenging President Barack Obama’s attempt to give legal status and work authorizations to more than four million illegal immigrants. In a brief order, the Supreme Court directed … More SCOTUS to Hear Case on Obama’s Unilateral Executive Immigration Action

Federal Court Rules Against Obama Administration’s Withholding Documents From “Fast and Furious” Investigation

Jan 20, 2016 by  Jonathan Turley In a major victory for Congress, U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson Berman rejected the executive privilege claims of the Obama Administration in withholding documents from a House Committee looking into the Fast and Furious “gun-walking” scandal. I have long maintained that the refusal of the Administration to turn over material … More Federal Court Rules Against Obama Administration’s Withholding Documents From “Fast and Furious” Investigation

Bill Cosby To Move To Suppress Critical Deposition and Dismiss Charges In Light of Prior Prosecutorial Assurances

  Jan 18, 2016 by Jonathan Turley I recently wrote about the criminal case against Bill Cosby for his alleged sexual assault of one of a number of women accusing him of rape or other criminal conduct. Now there appears an added wrinkle: the defense is claiming that a key deposition of Cosby occurred with … More Bill Cosby To Move To Suppress Critical Deposition and Dismiss Charges In Light of Prior Prosecutorial Assurances

House of Representatives Files Opposition To Summary Judgment Motion In ACA Challenge

Jan 15, 2016 by  Jonathan Turley On December 2, 2015, the United States House of Representatives filed its motion for summary judgment in its challenge to the Administration’s unilateral actions taken under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). At the time, the Administration filed its own summary judgment motion. This evening, the House filed its opposition … More House of Representatives Files Opposition To Summary Judgment Motion In ACA Challenge