Justices Taking Up Disputes Over Underwater Mortgages

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to dip into the problems faced by banks and homeowners with underwater mortgages in two bankruptcy cases brought by Bank of America.

Practice

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Briefs & Arguments

  • Justices Troubled by Maryland's 'Double Taxation'

    By Tony Mauro

    The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to have little sympathy on Wednesday for a Maryland tax that has the effect of "double-taxing" residents for income they make outside the state.

  • Justices Wrestle With City's Cell Tower Denial Notice

    By Marcia Coyle

    The city of Roswell, Ga.'s denial of a cellphone tower proposed by T-Mobile drew the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday into conflicting arguments over how and when local governments should explain their reasons for denials as required by federal law.

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Rulings

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Courtside

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