Title searchers and statutory damages

Today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the RESPA case Edwards v. First American, which I will be reading shortly.  At issue is not just RESPA; the broader issue is the power of Congress to enact laws which specify statutory damages, which...

The white collar criminal mentality

The white collar criminals who are attempting to profiteer from the foreclosure crisis are just like other white collar criminals… they just don’t get that they are criminals, just like pickpockets, burglars and muggers.   Geoffrey Goldman, an...

MERS IS BEING HAD BY ITS MEMBERS

This material deals with MERS’ obligation to record an assignment in the land records when the beneficial interest in a note is transferred to a non-MERS member, and the fact that this isn’t being done. It also addresses the utter lack of reliability...

The white collar criminal mentality

The white collar criminals who are attempting to profiteer from the foreclosure crisis are just like other white collar criminals… they just don’t get that they are criminals, just like pickpockets, burglars and muggers.   Geoffrey Goldman, an...