On June 26, 2013, in United States v. Windsor, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. This decision has important consequences for our work.
In the past eight months, we’ve filed six amicus briefs – also known as “friend-of-the-court” briefs – in cases about federal consumer financial protection laws. These briefs allow us to share our position with courts considering significant questions about the interpretation of consumer finance laws or affecting our responsibilities. We’ve now posted all our prior […]
As the nation’s first federal agency focused on consumer financial protection, we have been hard at work putting procedures and mechanisms in place to protect you from unfair, deceptive, and abusive financial practices.