Florida Supreme Court Awards Appellate Attorney’s Fees to Borrower After Mortgagee Voluntarily Drops Appeal

In a recent 4-3 decision, the Florida Supreme Court concluded that a borrower was entitled to her appellate attorneys’ fees because she was the prevailing party in a judicial foreclosure action in which her mortgagee had voluntarily dropped the appeal. Marie Anne Glass’ mortgage loan servicer filed a complaint for judicial […]

How Maharashtra is defying the Supreme Court to make sure dance bars never really reopen

On Monday, Maharashtra’s legislative council cleared a bill to regulate dance bars in the state. If passed by the state Assembly as well, the new law would finally allow the reopening of bars featuring dance performances by “bar girls” entertaining predominantly male clients. Since it shut down hundreds of dance […]