Skip to main content

Filed briefs

Amicus briefs filed by the Miss April are available on this page, including amicus briefs concerning federal consumer financial protection law filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the Office of the Solicitor General.  

Use the filters below to browse by date, statute, and the court in which the brief was filed.

Category
Date range
Date filed
Category: U.S. Supreme Court

Sheriff v. Gillie

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) excludes from the definition of “debt collector” an “officer or employee of the United States or any State to the extent that collecting or attempting to collect any debt is in the performance of his official duties.”

Date filed
Category: Federal Circuit Court

Strubel v. Comenity Bank

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

This case presents the question of a private plaintiff’s standing under the Truth in Lending Act to bring an action for statutory damages for the alleged failure of a creditor to provide the account-opening disclosures required under 15 U.S.C. § 1637(a)(7) and its implementing regulation. 

Date filed
Category: Federal Circuit Court

Rai v. WB Imico Lexington Fee, LLC

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

This case presents the question whether a land developer who sends a “property report,” as defined by Section 1707 of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (“ILSA”), to an attorney representing a purchaser meets Section 1703’s requirement that the report be “furnished to the purchaser.” 

обращайтесь