The Battle Over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

June 24, 2016

Perhaps you are fascinated by this election season, perhaps you are already tuned out, or perhaps you are somewhere in the middle. Regardless, the result of this election will greatly impact everyone in this country as consumers. The battle being...

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A Step in the Right Direction: The Proposed CFPB Rule Changes

June 23, 2016

Last month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed rulemaking that would prohibit banks and certain other companies from including arbitration clauses in new contracts that prevent consumers of financial services from filing or taking part in class action litigation....

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Love Will Always Win

June 14, 2016

I woke up earlier than expected Sunday morning. My phone was buzzing with a notification sound I had never heard before, over and over again. Confused and thinking maybe I accidentally set some kind of alarm the night prior, I...

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Who’s Unpatriotic Now?

June 10, 2016

It seems to be well-established by Donald Trump himself that he is an unapologetic racist, misogynist, divisive, self-aggrandizing narcissist with all of the attributes of a fascist dictator.  He rejects the Constitution and our form of government.  I can see...

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Facebook Responds to Allegations of Political Bias in Trending Topics Feature

June 06, 2016

The 2016 election has arguably become one of the most controversial topics in the media over the past year. Anyone who’s seen the satirical campaign signs reading “IDK not Trump tho” knows that many voters who aren’t passionately rooting for...

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A Breakthrough Ruling on Employment Arbitration

June 01, 2016

The Seventh Circuit’s recent opinion in Lewis v. Epic Systems Corp.[1] is one of the most important recent decisions regarding class action waivers and employment arbitration. But the story may still be unfolding. The Lewis case arose when a company (Epic)...

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Know The Territory

December 23, 2015

In the opening song in Meredith Wilson’s musical, The Music Man, we learn the key to success for a travelling salesman. “You Gotta Know the Territory,” an experienced salesman advises. Know the Territory. That’s a key to lawyering sometimes, too....

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