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Age Discrimination

A group of rehired retirees who were fired in October 2013 filed this suit alleging that the County had discriminated against them on the basis of their age in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), 29 U.S.C §§ 621 et seq., and the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause.

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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Collector Liability

The issue in this appeal is whether a collector of consumer debts that violated the venue provision of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692i(a)(2) (“the FDCPA” or “the Act”), can avoid liability on the ground that it was relying on Newsom as controlling circuit precedent interpreting the statute when it committed the violation.

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