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Loyola Research Behind New Federal Predatory Lender Bill

By Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Groundbreaking, bipartisan federal legislation developed from research by Loyola University Chicago alumnus Paul Kantwill (BA '83, JD '86), a distinguished professor in residence at Loyola's School of Law, was introduced this week in Washington, D.C. by members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

The landmark bill, called the Veterans and Consumer Fair Credit Act, would establish the country's first national usury law that imposes interest rate limitations on nearly all financial products and services in an effort to protect consumers from predatory lenders.

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Posted on November 13, 2019
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Posted on April 1, 2019

Loyola Research Behind New Federal Predatory Lender Bill

By Loyola University Chicago School of Law
The Veterans and Consumer Fair Credit Act would establish the country's first national usury law that imposes interest rate limitations on nearly all financial products and services in an effort to protect consumers from predatory lenders.

Posted on November 13, 2019

Harvey Mayor: Aldermen Favor Strip Clubs Over Improved Infrastructure

Mayor Christopher J. Clark/City of Harvey
Potholes and streetlights off the agenda.

Posted on November 8, 2019

Chicago's Tree Trimming Sucks

By The Office Of Inspector General
Many City trees have not been trimmed in over a decade.

Posted on November 6, 2019

CTU Strike Notebook 3: Post-Truth Props And Propaganda

By Steve Rhodes
It just so happens that the bullshit right now is coming in heaping waves of steaming poo from one side.

Posted on October 27, 2019

CTU Strike Notebook 2: Misframing The Debate

By Steve Rhodes
Circumstances have changed since 2012, but not the only way the media seems to know how to cover a strike.

Posted on October 22, 2019

CTU Strike Notebook 1: Everybody Is Bullshitting You

By Steve Rhodes
But some more than others.

Posted on October 19, 2019

Making Elite Colleges White Again

By Andre Perry/The Hechinger Report
Because they see some black students in selective college classrooms, some white people feel they are losing control - over admissions decisions as well as the narrative that they've achieved academic success purely through grit and self-motivation.

Posted on October 15, 2019

How To Know Which Impeachment Polls To Believe

By Michael Traugott/The Conversation
As with all polling, the results depend to some extent on who is polled, what they are asked and when.

Posted on October 14, 2019

How It's Playing In Russia

By Cynthia Hooper/The Conversation
They're calling it Ukrainegate.

Posted on October 11, 2019

Dear U.S.: Appointing A Torture Supporter To Lead Human Rights Policy Is A Horrifying Idea

By The World Organization Against Torture
As an official in the George W. Bush administration, and a member of what has been referred to as the "torture team," Marshall Billingslea showed a particular zeal in promoting interrogation methods amounting to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

Posted on October 10, 2019

U.S. Airstrikes In May Killed At Least 39 Afghan Civilians, Including 14 Children

By The United Nations Assistance Mission In Afghanistan
USFOR-A assessed there were no civilian casualties resulting from the airstrikes. The United Nations understands that according to longstanding United States policy, economic objects that contribute to the war effort of a party to a conflict are considered legitimate military objectives.

Posted on October 9, 2019

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