Got Title Loan. Fired from Job. Stopped Paying. Hiding Out from Repossesion Guy

My question involves criminal law for the state of: Minnesota My friend is in Minnesota. She got a car loan. Lost her job stopped paying insurance & stopped paying for the loan. The loan place is calling her mom to have her return the car. She's refusing to return it. The car place don't have her updated address as she's moved. She still lives in Minnesota but like 30 miles away. I don't know if she plans on turning it over or not. She's already on felony probation for a theft of a credit card...
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At the Solstice...

... shine your light here. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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LexBlog Christmas Presents?

I asked each of my teammates what they wanted for Christmas. Across the board they wanted to brag. To brag about they and their team members did and built in 2018. And what better way to spread their word on what they bragged about to me, in their own words, than on my blog.  Merry Christmas to you and yours and a Happy New Year.  Publishing One of the publishing goals this year was to launch the first phase of a global news and commentary website built on content drawn from legal ...
Tags: Law, Seattle, Lexblog, Chris, Design Team, Scott, Portland Maine, Food Safety News, WordCamp, Marketing Team, Product Team, Scott Fennell, Holyoke Building, Melissa Caroline Jaime, WordCamp Maine, The Marketing Team

Law: Four-pack sent to Reds buys Dodgers payroll freedom

While Cincinnati takes its chances on improving with Yasiel Puig & Co., L.A. now might have the payroll space to pursue Bryce Harper.
Tags: Law, Baseball, Reds, Cincinnati, Dodgers, Yasiel Puig Co

The Holidays Are Not Cancelled — See Also

RUTH BADER GINSBURG IS FINE: She had a bit of lung cancer for breakfast, but she's fine. Everything is fine. THIS FIRM WILL PAY YOU FOR VACATION: Not just a paid vacation, they'll actually buy your trip. OUR CAREER SERVICES GUY IS STILL HAVING PALPITATIONS OVER NALP: I'm going to the Association of American Law Schools conference in New Orleans and... I assume this will come up. SOMETHING ABOUT PRO SE LITIGANTS: I should care. David Boise and Richard Posner care. MATT WHITAKER IS BASICALLY A...
Tags: Law, New Orleans, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Richard Posner, Association of American Law Schools, Matt Whitaker, See Also, David Boise

Parking Violations: What if Out-Of-State Resident Doesn't Pay Parking Ticket on California Rental Car

My question involves a parking ticket from the state of CA. What would be the potential consequences to an out-of-state resident of failing to pay a parking ticket on a car rented in CA? (If other details are relevant, such as the specific type of ticket, I'd be glad to provide them.)
Tags: Law, California, CA, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets

Speaking of points...

A design of our Steel Slat Barrier which is totally effective while at the same time beautiful!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 21, 2018 There's your answer to ladders.Trump the Impaler?Is that "beautiful"?ADDED: When people get skewered will they just leave them up there as an example?AND: Protesters should catapult effigies up there and try to get them stuck. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Trump, Donald J Trump, Aesthetics, Ann Althouse, Trump's wall


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NORAD Santa tracker will stay on even if the government shuts down

For more than 60 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight around the world on December 24. And it will continue this year, even if there’s a government shutdown, the operations center said Friday in a tweet. In the event of a government shutdown, NORAD will continue with its 63-year tradition of NORAD Tracks Santa on Dec. 24. Military personnel who conduct NORAD Trac...
Tags: TC, Tech, Military, Santa Claus, Santa, Colorado Springs, Norad, North American Aerospace Defense Command, NORAD Tracks Santa, Harry Shoup, Shoup, NORAD Santa, Continental Air Defense Command, NORAD USNORTHCOM

Bad-Mouthing Defense Leads To Reversal

The Alaska Supreme Court found plain error and reversed a criminal conviction based on the prosecutor's closing argument The court of appeals found that the prosecutor’s statements “improperly denigrated the defense lawyer’s trial strategy by asserting that defense attorneys in... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Alaska Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof

Takeaways for TX legislators and national #cjreform activists on the #FirstStepAct and bipartisan reform

Grits has been involved in passing bipartisan criminal-justice reforms at the Texas Legislature since 2001, so is excited to see the First Step Act passed in Congress.There are many lessons to be learned here, but let's quickly highlight a few takeaways for two audiences in particular: national criminal-justice reformers and conservative Texas legislators. What national #cjreform supporters should take away from the First Step Act: Bipartisan reform isn't just some weird thing that happens in re...
Tags: Texas, Law, Congress, Washington, First, Texas Legislature, Gritsforbreakfast, Congress too Conservatives, Washington With Donald Trump

Debt Collectors: Privacy of Your Ssn

My question involves collection proceedings in the State of: Oklahoma but could be Federal law Not sure if this is the correct category but I'm curious as the legality of hospitals, doctor offices, admin offices of healthcare etc to possess a patients social security number and other private data assuming the patient released it? Do they really have the legal authority to not remove it from their databases if requested?
Tags: Law, Oklahoma, Debts and Collections

‘Tis The Season… For Networking Tips

How to engage in this seemingly awkward social interaction.
Tags: Holidays, Law, Parties, Holidays and Seasons, Vittoria Fariello, Holiday Networking

Justices release February argument calendar

The Supreme Court . The justices will hear eight hours of oral argument over five days, including in two of the highest-profile cases of the term so far, involving factfinding in the dispute over the decision to add a question about citizenship to the census and a challenge to the constitutionality of a cross on public land. The February sitting begins on February 19 with Department of Commerce v. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the census case. The case has its ro...
Tags: New York, Featured, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, United States, Commerce, Celtic, Va, Department Of Justice, Ross, Gray, Gore, American Legion, Trump

Marine who nearly took his life reminds us why Christmas spirit matters

Elliott McKenzie armed for battle while serving as a Marine in Iraq in 2005. Photo courtesy of Elliott McKenzie Retired Marine Elliott McKenzie sings his own songs during a Garden Grove holiday program for veterans and their families. Photo by David Whiting Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Elliott McKenzie armed for battle while serving as a Marine in Iraq in 2005. Photo courtesy of Elliott McKenzie Retired Marine Elliott McKenzie sings his own songs during a Garden Gr...
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An American Aircraft Carrier Is Back in the Persian Gulf After Months of Absence

The long absence of a carrier, however, could become a standard practice
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Military, Persian Gulf, Onetime

‘From the Inside Out’ With Jason Barnwell Of Microsoft [Sponsored]

We discuss the value of law firm experience, what makes for good outside counsel, and the role technology plays in law.
Tags: Podcast, Microsoft, Law, Biglaw, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Litigation Finance, Lake Whillans, Outside Counsel, Jason Barnwell, From The Inside Out, Jason Barnwell Of Microsoft

Introducing A New Video Series, ‘Legal Tech in the Heartland’

Last spring, the global world of legal technology became a bit more connected, thanks to the unusual coincidence of of two legal tech world tours. One was by Dera J. Nevin, who traveled the world as the self-anointed “global ambassador for legal technology,” in conjunction with the Global Legal Hackathon. The other was by the UK company Legal Geek, which undertook Around the World with Legal Geek. I wrote about these tours in a column at Above the Law I titled, Legal Tech World Tours Take Off — ...
Tags: UK, Law, America, Chris, Midwest, Christopher Anderson, Heartland, Bob Ambrogi, Lake Las Vegas, Legal Geek, Ben Ambrogi, Legal Tech in the Heartland, Dera J Nevin, David Sisson Norman

Matt Whitaker Deciding To Cosplay As A.G. Is How I Imagine Most Blackface Decisions Come To Pass

Whitaker ignored an ethics opinion and pretended to be A.G. anyway.
Tags: Law, Government, Ethics, Department Of Justice, Whitaker, Matt Whitaker, Ethics LOL

Justices rebuff government on asylum ban

Last week the federal government went to the Supreme Court, asking the justices to block a ruling by a federal judge that bars the Trump administration from denying asylum to immigrants who enter the United States illegally from Mexico. Today the justices turned down the government’s request, which means that the government will not be able to enforce its new policy on asylum while the government appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and, if it comes to that, the Supreme Court...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Congress, Mexico, White House, Reagan, United States, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Clinton, Trump, Bush, John Roberts, 9th Circuit

Gatwick reopens after latest drone sighting causes more disruption

Runway operations were halted again for brief period after fresh drone activityPassengers faced further disruption at Gatwick airport on Friday evening after another sighting of a drone led to planes again being grounded for a brief period.Runway operations were halted at 5.10pm after a report of a drone, but were restarted just over an hour later. Continue reading...
Tags: Police, UK News, Military, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Gatwick Airport, Drones (non-military

From The Career Files: Bring Sam-I-Am Into Your Business Development Goals

If you are at a law firm, you are probably thinking about business development plans, resolutions, goals, and potential ways to improve your approach.
Tags: Law, Lawyers, Sam, Career Center, Career Files

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