California Supreme Court

Eviction Moratorium Rulings

The U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals each handed down recent rulings on the permissibility of tenant eviction moratoriums, with very different results. The Supreme Court found a national ban on tenant evictions to be unlawful, while the Ninth Circuit upheld Los Angeles’ tenant eviction moratorium against constitutional challenge. So, what’s …

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Last summer, the California Supreme Court ruled on a case that reverberated throughout the lending industry and published a decision about what interest rates can be considered “unconscionable” under California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”). Though the case has its roots in consumer finance, it is likely that this precedent will also be used to litigate …

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