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31 Oct 2015, 6:23 am by Deepak Gupta
Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Robert Gebeloff of the New York Times have a must-read story today, the first of several, on the rise of forced arbitration: "Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice. [read post]
31 Mar 2018, 8:28 am by Howard Bashman
“When Bail Feels Less Like Freedom, More Like Extortion; As bail has grown into a $2 billion industry, bond agents have become the payday lenders of the criminal justice world, offering quick relief to desperate customers at high prices”: Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Shaila Dewan of The New York Times have this report. [read post]
31 Aug 2017, 9:18 pm
" In Friday's edition of The New York Times, Steve Eder, Jessica Silver-Greenberg, and Stacy Cowley will have a front page article that begins, "With the election of President Trump, the nation's consumer watchdog agency faced a quandary: how to shield the Obama-era institution from a Republican administration determined to loosen the federal government's grip on business. [read post]
26 Jul 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Stephanie Clifford and Jessica Silver-Greenberg, New York Times] Tags: Child Protective Services Race, poverty, and Child Protective Services is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
14 Aug 2012, 11:38 am by By DEALBOOK
New York's top banking regulator reached a settlement on Tuesday with Standard Chartered over charges that the British bank laundered hundreds of billions of dollars in tainted money with Iran and deliberately lied to regulators, Jessica Silver-Greenberg reports in The New York Times. [read post]
9 Nov 2020, 4:22 pm by Howard Bashman
“Growing Discomfort at Law Firms Representing Trump in Election Lawsuits; Some lawyers at Jones Day and Porter Wright, which have filed suits about the 2020 vote, said they were worried about undermining the electoral system”: Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Rachel Abrams, and David Enrich will have this article in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times. [read post]
11 Oct 2012, 4:00 am
Jessica Silver-Greenberg has a terrific article on a terrible practice where District Attorneys have loaned out their letterhead and authority to debt collectors to target consumers who supposedly have written bad checks. [read post]
21 Feb 2016, 9:16 am
Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Michael Corkery have done it again, with a horrific example of how nursing homes can neglect patients and then cover up their misdeeds with forced arbitration. [read post]
30 Apr 2012, 1:33 pm by Bob Lawless
The end of last week got a little busy for many of the Credit Slips bloggers and none of us talked about the story last Wednesday by Jessica Silver-Greenberg at the New York Times regarding aggressive debt collection practices by Accretive at hospitals. [read post]
25 Sep 2014, 10:29 am by doug
Writing for the New York Times and Boston Globe, Michael Corkery and Jessica Silver-Greenberg describe the advent of “Wall Street’s Big Brother,” a gizmo formally known as a starter interrupt device, which prevents a vehicle from running if a banker shuts it off for slow payment: “This new technology is bringing auto loans … into the lives of people with credit scores battered by the financial downturn. [read post]
26 Apr 2012, 12:32 pm by Ken Laino
A front page article in yesterday's New York Times (by Jessica Silver-Greenberg) reports that hospital patients waiting in an emergency room (or even convalescing after surgery) may find themselves confronted by a debt collector -- right in the hospital!  [read post]
17 Aug 2012, 10:35 am by Ken Laino
But a recent New York Times article by Jessica Silver Greenberg reports that many of the recent lawsuits being filed by credit card companies rely on erroneous documents, incomplete records and generic testimony. [read post]
8 Dec 2016, 6:02 am by Jim Sedor
Lobbying “Gun Control Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed Ally in Big Law” by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Ben Protess for The New York Times “Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scenes on Trump-Taiwan Call” by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Eric Lipton for The New York Times Alabama: “Ethics Commission Pulls Opinion Over Nonprofit Concerns” by Brian Lyman for Montgomery Advertiser Florida: “Hillsborough County to Copy Richard Corcoran’s… [read post]
17 Jul 2017, 3:23 pm by lennyesq
By STACY COWLEY and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG *** Some of the problems playing out now in the $108 billion private student loan market are reminiscent of those that arose from the subprime mortgage crisis a decade ago, when billions of dollars in subprime mortgage loans were ruled uncollectable by courts because of missing or fake documentation. [read post]
13 Nov 2015, 4:21 am by Jeremy Telman
Last week, we noted a series of articles in The New York Times about mandatory arbitration and class action waivers in consumer and employment contracts. [read post]
17 Apr 2018, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
[Matthew Goldstein and Jessica Silver-Greenberg, New York Times] Opening paragraphs: Jerri Plummer was at home in Arkansas, watching television with her three children, when a stranger called to warn that her life was in danger. [read post]