The case seeks to recover money damages, including the illegal up-front fees paid by plaintiffs, and injunctive relief. Read More »
Plaintiffs from New York and six other states seek to recover illegal upfront fees and monetary damages. Read More »
Suit is one of the first cases filed in federal court that alleges a violation of the FHA based on a mortgage rescue scam. Read More »
Lawyers Committee makes effort to offer guidance on avoiding loan modification scams during National Consumer Protection Week. Read More »
- August 01, 2013 President Obama Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Lawyers' Committee with White House Reception August 1, 2013. A reception will be held today in the East Room of the White House with the President, Lawyers' Committee founding members, board members and current leadership as well as other distinguished guests. Read More »
- Sep 07 Federal Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law—Holder’s Justice Dept Prevails A federal court strikes Texas’ new voter ID law because Texas failed to show the law wouldn’t have a discriminatory impact on voters.
- Sep 07 Voter ID laws: one person's arduous effort to comply Matt Bevilacqua went through an expensive 2-day affair before finally securing the proper identification he needed to vote under Pennsylvania's new law.
- Aug 30 D.C. Court Rejects Texas' Voter ID Law For the second time, Texas bill SB 14 which would require voters to present photo ID at polling places has been rejected by the federal government.