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Author Archives: Brian Wolfman
In this ruling issued on August 17, 2012, in Hecht v. United Collection Bureau, No. 11-1327 (2d Cir. Aug. 17, 2012), the Second Circuit allowed a collateral attack on a class-action judgment. Chana Hecht had sued United Collection Bureau under … Continue reading