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Amicus briefs filed by the CFPB are available on this page, including amicus briefs concerning federal consumer financial protection law filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the Office of the Solicitor General.  

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Category: U.S. Supreme Court |
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Sheriff v. Gillie

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) excludes from the definition of “debt collector” an “officer or employee of the United States or any State to the extent that collecting or attempting to collect any debt is in the performance of his official duties.”

Category: Federal Circuit Court |
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Hernandez v. Williams, Zinman & Parham, P.C.

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act provides that “a debt collector” must send a consumer a notice containing important information about the consumer’s debt and rights either in “the initial communication” or “[w]ithin five days after the initial communication with a consumer in connection with the collection of any debt.” 15 U.S.C. § 1692g(a). 

Category: Federal Circuit Court |
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Buchanan v. Northland Group, Inc.

6th Circuit Court of Appeals

This case concerns the circumstances under which a debt collector may violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq., by seeking to collect a debt for which the statute of limitations for initiating a collection action has expired. 

Category: Federal Circuit Court |
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Delgado v. Capital Management Services

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

This case concerns the circumstances under which a debt collector may violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq., by seeking to collect a debt for which the statute of limitations for initiating a collection action has expired.