Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Opinion Digests (page 61) /

Opinion Digests

Attorneys’ fees, costs awarded in collection suit (access required)

Where the court previously held the defendant violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or FDCPA, by attempting to collect a disputed debt from a couple despite notice from their attorney, the couple were awarded attorneys’ fees and costs. But ...

Read More »

Claim over religious diet survives motion to dismiss (access required)

Where a detainee alleged that prison officials violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act or RLUIPA, by denying him access to a diet that meets the requirements of his religious beliefs, his RLUIPA and equal protection claims survived ...

Read More »

Transit proffer cannot be enforced (access required)

Where a transit proffer agreement conditioned a landowner’s liability for payments upon the county extending public transportation to the landowner’s development project, the agreement cannot be enforced. Although the county extended public transportation, there is no nexus between the extension, ...

Read More »

Noncompliant brief waived appeal arguments (access required)

Where appellant’s brief is significantly noncompliant with the court rules, “he has waived appellate consideration of his arguments.” A ruckus Appellant Lamouroux’s abduction and assault and battery convictions arise from an altercation with O’Leary, a convenience store customer. The incident ...

Read More »