Day: August 25, 2021

Legal process

Zhang Zhan, Chinese Citizen Journalist, Suffers Hunger Strike

A Chinese citizen journalist who was jailed for exposing the failures of the government’s initial response to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan is gravely ill from a hunger strike, according to messages from her family shared by her former lawyer and a friend. Journalist Zhang Zhan, 37, had traveled to Wuhan from her home in […]

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Due Process Problems Prevent TCPA Damage, Despite Barr, Says Colorado Federal Court – Consumer Protection

In the last post-Barr development, a Colorado federal district court ruled that the government guaranteed debt exception was still invalid, but found that due process issues prevented consumer protection law from being enforced over the phone ( TCPA) against the defendant. The case is Mehaffey v. Navient Solutions, LLC. The plaintiff, Tina Mehaffey, has reportedly […]

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Thailand can raise public debt ceiling if necessary

By Orathai Sriring and Satawasin Staporncharnchai BANGKOK, August 25 (Reuters) – Thailand’s fiscal position remains strong and it can raise its public debt ceiling if necessary, the country’s finance minister said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian nation faces its worst COVID outbreak -19 to date. The country’s epidemic and stricter containment measures have struck […]

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