Man to Serve 10 Years in Prison for Making Material Misrepresentations to Lenders | Mortgage Fraud Blog.
The Mortgage Fraud Blog does a great job of keeping us abreast of the pitfalls of lying in connection with getting a loan. It may not have been priority one for law enforcement before 2008, but now that we know the consequences of a housing bubble and a credit crunch, it is a big deal with big punishments.
Budget cuts jeopardize health of nation’s court systems.
Amy Yarborough, Staff Writer for the California Bar Journal, examines the nationwide impact of budget cuts.
California has the most acute problem, where budget shortfalls threaten vital services, making civil justice a pay to play system, with the costs too high for all but the wealthy.
While the average person may never need to use the judiciary branch, all Californians need a strong, solvent, and reliable judiciary.