Welcome to the Civil Justice Blog. The blog highlights current Maryland and/or federal law dealing with such topics as foreclosures, consumer rights, auto-fraud, and other related public interest issues.
Rebecca Coleman, Director of the Credit Abuse Project (CAPP) and a 2010 Open Society Institute Baltimore County fellow has contributed to the Open Society Institute Audacious Ideas blog. Her article, entitled "Make Creditors Prove They are Entitled to Collect a Debt" can be viewed here. Audacious Ideas is a blog that was created to stimulate ideas and discussion about solutions to difficult problems in Baltimore.
CJ Member Peter Holland has published an article titled “The One Hundred Billion Dollar Problem in Small Claims Court: Robo-Signing and Lack of Proof in Debt Buyer Cases.”