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Bankruptcy Code Doesn’t Preclude Unfair Debt Collection Claims

A Southern California man who was served with a notice of default for a debt that was already paid will get another chance to pursue his Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims against the law firm that sent him communications on behalf of his homeowners’ association, the Ninth Circuit ruled.

Religion Advocates Boosted by Barrett-Supported Covid Ruling

The Supreme Court’s sharply-divided ruling blocking New York’s Covid-19 restrictions on in-person worship has bolstered the prospects of already-successful religious legal advocates while making their adversaries fear for their future at the high court.

Bradley Arant Partner Injured in Crash Advances Disability Suit

A partner with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP advanced his lawsuit seeking partial disability benefits for head injuries he sustained in a 2014 car accident, after a federal judge in Alabama declined to dismiss his claims against two disability plans insured by Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. and Prudential Insurance Co. of America.

Wake Up Call: Big Law Advises in Intuit, Credit Karma Deals

In today’s column, several more law firms matched the Cravath standard for year-end bonuses; a new study advises law firms to avoid diversity programs that suggest female lawyers require special treatment; three Big Law firms are advising on ViacomCBS’s $2.175 billion sale of publishing business Simon & Schuster to Germany’s Bertelsmann.

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