Monthly Archives: May 2012

If You Believe That, I Have A Jail In New York To Sell You

No, really! Turns out the State of New York is selling its empty jails and prisons. Apparently the amount of inmates has been greatly reduced since its peak in the 90s. To cut costs and save money, the state has consolidated the housing of inmates and closed entire facilities. Some examples of properties for sale [...]

By | 2012-05-30T12:58:41+00:00 May 30th, 2012|

Out From The Shadow Docket

The Courts have proposed a rule that would enable them to force dormant foreclosure actions into settlement conferences.  The rule is an attempt to thwart the lenders from merely filing a foreclosure action and then doing nothing with the case.  The lenders are able to accomplish this file and wait tactic because additional documents, other [...]

By | 2012-05-15T15:19:05+00:00 May 15th, 2012|