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The Looming Threat Posed to Student Loan Lenders and Servicers by State-Level Actors in an Era of Federal Regulatory Remission
With debts rising faster than new graduates' starting salaries, a student debt crisis has the potential to haunt the nation much in the way the mortgage crisis did 10 years ago.

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Can I Call You? Or Will You Sue Me?
If your business makes systematic telephone calls to consumers, you probably have heard of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and if you are currently making such consumer calls and do not know about the TCPA, you need to find out about it - and fast!
Venue in Patent Cases in the Year Since the Supreme Court's TC Hearland Decision
On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in TC Heartland overruled a 27-year-old precedent governing patent venue.
Possible Impact of WHO's 'Gaming Disorder' Classification
An international health subsidiary of the United Nations has decided that if you play computer video games, you might be suffering from a mental health problem called "gaming disorder."
Standard of Causation for Retaliation in Federal Sector Title VII Cases After Nassar
Title VII protects employees from retaliation, but the nature of the causal connection between an adverse action taken by an employer and the participation of an employee in protected activity has long been the subject of debate.
Women and Justice in Southeast Asia: The Case of Thailand
Women's access to justice (A2J) is a human right essential to the realization of all rights protected under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the implementation of which is monitored by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).