Met with a hail of dead cats from Baltimore Examiner, NAM "Shop Floor", "Dreck" @ TigerHawk, KipEsquire, Amateur Economist, and various commenters at the Plain Dealer. But the Denver Post's Al Lewis finds another lawprof who admires the Cleveland suit, which is more prominently being talked up by lawprof Kathleen Engel, a specialist in this area, as mentioned here and here. By coincidence or not, the law school at which Engel teaches is Cleveland State. And activist Ohio attorney general Marc Dann, a frequent mentionee on this site, praised the Cleveland suit and suggested that he may jump in at some point with an action on behalf of the state.
Cleveland, Baltimore municipal subprime suits
- FHFA warns against using eminent domain to address mortgage crisis
- Richard Epstein: Eminent domain won't fix the mortgage crisis
- In California, advice on more remunerative litigation
- Cities' "subprime lending as nuisance" suits, cont'd
- Down in flames...
- Subprime class actions, cont'd
- The terms of mortgage modifications
- "Atlanta might sue mortgage lenders"
- "Minorities Didn't Pay Higher Subprime Rates, Fed Study Shows"
- Fix up foreclosures, then bill the lender?
- Subprime activists vs. rating agencies
- Subprime class actions
- Wave of subprime litigation
- Predatory Lending: So Many Different Ways to Sue
- Legal Aid, to subprime borrowers' rescue?