Articles Tagged federal preemption

David A. Karp, Setting the "Persecutor Bar" for Political Asylum after Negusie: Negusie v. Holder, 129 S. Ct. 1159 (2009)

61 Fla. L. Rev. 933 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: After night fell in the port city of Massawra, Eritrea, Daniel Girmai Negusie slipped out of the military prison where he had been held for four years. During the day, he hid at a friend’s house; at night, he swam out to container […]

Baher Azmy, Squaring the Predatory Lending Circle: A Case for States as Laboratories of Experimentation

57 Fla. L. Rev. 295 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Like obscenity, “predatory lending” in the home-mortgage market eludes a precise or uniform definition; the phenomenon instead frequently evokes an “I know it when I see it” understanding among consumer advocates, responsible lenders, and concerned regulators. As a result, accelerating debates about predatory […]