Homeowners Protection

In Legislation Homeowners Protection in the U.S. Code: Title 12, Chapter 49 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating homeowners protection are compiled in the United States Code under Title 12, Chapter 49. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence of statutes relating to […]

Affordable Housing Activities

In Legislation Affordable Housing Activities in the U.S. Code: Title 25, Chapter 43, Subchapter II The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating affordable housing activities are compiled in the United States Code under Title 25, Chapter 43, Subchapter II. It constitutes […]

Miscellaneous

Resources Further Reading Call for Manuscripts (letter), Cole, George F., 60: 161 (Nov. '76, AJS Judicature) Congratulations (letter), Hinsdale, C.E., 60: 205 (Dec. '76, AJS Judicature) Equal Justice? (letter), Reed, Harry, 60: 161 (Nov. '76, AJS Judicature) A Forum for […]

Fair Housing Rights

Fair Housing Rights (Housing) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of fair housing rights. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Housing is provided. Finally, the subject of Civil Rights Law in relation with fair housing rights is examined. Note that a list […]

Household Refrigerators

In Legislation Household Refrigerators in the U.S. Code: Title 15, Chapter 26 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating household refrigerators are compiled in the United States Code under Title 15, Chapter 26. It constitutes "prima facie" evidence of statutes […]

Sex Discrimination

Sex Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled SEX DISCRIMINATIONThe application of constitutional principle to government action that distinguishes on the basis of sex is a […]

Costs

Costs in United States Costs Definition

A pecuniary allowance made by positive law to the successful party to a suit, or to some distinct proceeding in a suit in consideration of, and to reimburse, his probable expense. Abbott. See 4 N. M. 356. At common law, there were no costs by […]

General Provisions

General Provisions in the United States General Provisions in Federal Practice and Procedure This section provides comprehensive coverage of the main aspects of general provisions in relation to federal procedure, including an analysis of the rules as interpreted and applied by the federal […]

Private Discrimination

Private Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled PRIVATE DISCRIMINATIONThe Constitution is a document filled with restraints upon the actions of government, but for the most part it has […]

Credit Laws

Credit Laws (Fair Housing Rights) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of credit laws. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Fair Housing Rights is provided. Finally, the subject of Housing in relation with credit laws is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Mortgage Insurance for Group Practice Facilities and Medical Practice Facilities

In Legislation Mortgage Insurance for Group Practice Facilities and Medical Practice Facilities in the U.S. Code: Title 12, Chapter 13, Subchapter IX-B The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating mortgage insurance for group practice facilities and medical practice facilities are […]

Age Discrimination

Age Discrimination in the United States United States Constitution According to theEncyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled AGE DISCRIMINATIONThe racial civil rights revolution of the 1950s and 1960s generated interest in constitutional protection for groups other […]

Housing for Retirees

Housing for Retirees (Fair Housing Rights) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of housing for retirees. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Fair Housing Rights is provided. Finally, the subject of Housing in relation with housing for retirees is examined. […]

Allocation of Grant Amounts

In Legislation Allocation of Grant Amounts in the U.S. Code: Title 25, Chapter 43, Subchapter III The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating allocation of grant amounts are compiled in the United States Code under Title 25, Chapter 43, Subchapter III. It constitutes "prima […]

Property Rights

Property Rights in the United States Property Rights Theory and Practice in the Supreme Court By Martin Lasden. He was a senior editor at California Lawyer (2006) When the U.S. Supreme Court backed a local authority's right to take people's homes, in 2005, it not only triggered a massive […]

Exemptions

Exemptions in the United States Introduction to Exemptions The purpose of Exemptions is to provide a broad appreciation of the Exemptions legal topic. Select from the list of U.S. legal topics for information (other than Exemptions). Exemptions in State Statute Topics Introduction to […]

Mortgage Laws

Mortgage Laws (Fair Housing Rights) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of mortgage laws. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Fair Housing Rights is provided. Finally, the subject of Housing in relation with mortgage laws is examined. Note that a list of […]

Remedies

Remedies in United States It is a maxim of law that for every wrong there is a remedy. Remedies are those legal aids that may be invoked by plaintiffs to cure the injuries done to them by defendants. There are a variety of remedies: monetary damages, injunctions, specific performance, and […]

Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees in United States Attorney Fees Definition Lawyer's Fee in this Legal Encyclopedia Attorney's Fee definition in the Law Dictionary Non Hourly Fees and Alternative Fee Structure by Rachel Glas The golden age of $1,000-an-hour billing continues to fade in 2010-2011 as U.S. law […]