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The Baltimore Sun GMAC dropping 250 Maryland foreclosure cases

Baltimore nonprofit had pressed company to dismiss ‘robo-signed’ foreclosures January 18, 2011 By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun GMAC Mortgage said Tuesday it is dropping about 250 Maryland foreclosure cases that were apparently “robo-signed,” giving homeowners a second chance to save their properties — and raising the possibility that other lenders might follow suit. [..]

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THE DAILY BAIL GMAC Agrees To Dismiss Hundreds Of Maryland Foreclosures Clouded By Robo-Signer

A recent defense class action lawsuit in Maryland resulted in the dismissal of hundreds, if not thousands, foreclosure cases initiated by GMAC Mortgage. GMAC’s ability to re-file the foreclosure documents remains intact. Baltimore non-profit Civil Justice, Inc. and the University of Maryland School of Law Consumer Protection Clinic brought what they’re calling the first ever [..]

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HOUSINGWIRE GMAC foreclosure cases in Maryland dismissed due to defective affidavits

Christine Ricciardi, January 18, 2011 In the dismissal of hundreds, if not thousands, foreclosure cases initiated by GMAC Mortgage. GMAC’s ability to re-file the foreclosure documents remains intact. Baltimore non-profit Civil Justice, Inc. and the University of Maryland School of Law Consumer Protection Clinic brought what they’re calling the first ever defense class action suit [..]

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BANKSTERUSA Where the Proposed Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Falls Short

Submitted by Mary Bottari on March 8, 2011 Main source: Where the Proposed Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Falls Short By: David Dayen Tuesday March 8, 2011 You may know by now that American Banker has uncovered the 27-page term sheet that could form part of a global settlement between state and federal regulators and mortgage servicers. [..]

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THE DAILY RECORD Clinic joins foreclosure motions

Posted: November 2, 2010 By Brendan Kearney and Danny Jacobs Daily Record Legal Affairs Writers Peter Holland visiting professor at University of Maryland School of Law plays the role of judge in moot court for his consumer protection law clinic. The students in Peter Holland’s consumer protection law clinic preparing for trial finished Tuesday’s class practicing [..]

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