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Third Circuit Furthers Split Regarding Use of McDonnell Douglas Test in Lender Discrimination Suits

In Anderson v. Wachovia Mortgage Corporation, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit furthered a split between the Circuits by holding that the direct evidence test introduced by Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, and the burden-shifting framework established by McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green, may be used to investigate claims of discriminatory lending under § … Continue reading this entry

Ninth Circuit Creates Split About the Meaning of the Word "Sue" as Used in the CROA

The Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA), found at 15 U.S.C. § 1679, was enacted to ensure consumers of services of credit repair organizations are provided with the information necessary to make informed decisions regarding the purchase of such services; and to protect the public from unfair or deceptive advertising and business practices by credit repair … Continue reading this entry