Federal courts cannot order halts in state court predatory lending lawsuits

Published: December 22, 2008

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit , No. 08-60887
Issue: Mortgage Lending
Brief, filed December 22, 2008

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CRL's brief on behalf of the appellees in Nationstar Mortgage, LLC v. Knox. CRL represents Mississippi homeowners whose mortgage lender sought a federal court order staying the homeowners' state court predatory lending lawsuit in this appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. The district court refused to order the stay pursuant to the federal Anti-Arbitration Act.