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June 6, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Anand v Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC Anand sued Ocwan in a quiet title action arguing that Anand’s default triggered insurance payments to Ocwen which released the property from the note and the deed of trust securing the note. Ocwan removed … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

United States v Windsor Windsor paid estate tax after her same sex spouse died. She sought a refund in district court arguing Section 3 of the defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. The district court agreed and the 2nd Circuit … Continue reading

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December 19, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Butler v United States  Butler’s husband died after undergoing heart surgery in a Veterans Administration hospital. She filed an administrative claim and received benefits. She then sued under the Federal Tort Claim act arguing the administrative findings were binding under … Continue reading

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