Justices To Resolve Clash Over Stale Debt In Bankruptcy

By Jonathan Randles (October 12, 2016, 8:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to resolve a clash between consumer protection and bankruptcy law after agreeing to weigh in on whether professional debt collectors may lawfully pursue stale debts in bankruptcy in an appeal that could expose debt-buying firms to new liability for a practice that critics of the industry say exploits the limited means of individual debtors....

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