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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

January 22, 2016

Friday’s Government Reports Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

The U.S. Government Accountability Office released “Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) Report,” showing the Treasury’s participation for TARP housing programs. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a report on SNAP Benefits, or what used to be known as … Continue reading

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January 20, 2016

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Towards a New Eviction Jurisprudence, Gerald S. Dickinson, Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law Policy, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2015. Managing Retirement Risks with Reverse Mortgage Loans and Long-Term Care Insurance, Adam Wenqiang Shao, Hua Chen & Michael Sherris, 7th Australasian … Continue reading

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January 13, 2016

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

Civil Forfeiture and the Constitution, Caleb Nelson, Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming; Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2. Cohabitants, Choice, and the Public Interest, Robert Leckey, Philosophical Foundations of Children’s and Family Law (OUP), Elizabeth Brake and … Continue reading

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January 11, 2016

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

New York state appeals court affirmed denying dismissal of claims against Morgan Stanley for fraud. Plaintiff bought $17 million in high-risk notes tied to residential mortgage-backed securities in a $500 million collateralized debt obligation that eventually were wiped out. Quicken … Continue reading

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January 6, 2016

Wednesday’s Academic Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

House Prices and Job Losses, Gabor Pinter, Bank of England Working Paper No. 569. The Dynamics of Adjustable-Rate Subprime Mortgage Default: A Structural Estimation, Hanming Fang, You Suk Kim & Wenli Li, PIER Working Paper No. 041. High and Low … Continue reading

January 4, 2016

Monday’s Adjudication Roundup

By Shea Cunningham

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against Trump Village Section IV in Brooklyn for allegedly violating the Fair Housing Act by not allowing emotional support dogs to live with their owners who suffered from disabilities. Ocwen Financial Corp. … Continue reading

December 31, 2015

P2P, Mortgage Market Messiah?

By David Reiss

As this is my last post of 2015, let me make a prediction about the 2016 mortgage market. Money’s Edge quoted me in Can P2P Lending Revive the Home Mortgage Market? It opens, You just got turned down for a home mortgage – … Continue reading

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