Moratorium (Mortgages & Rent)

MORATORIUM. A term designating suspension of all or of certain legal remedies against debtors, sometimes authorized by law during financial dis-tress. Brown v. State Nat. Bank of Shawnee, 133Okl. 173, 271 P. 833, 834. A period of permissive or obligatory delay; specifically, a period during which an obligor has a legal right to delay meeting an obligation. State ex rel. Jensen Livestock Co.v. Hyslop, 111 Mont. 122, 107 P.2d 1088, 1092.

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SCOTUS Issues Two Big Religious Liberty Rulings. What Do They Mean For Regular Folks?

SCOTUS Issues Two Big Religious Liberty Rulings. What Do They Mean For Regular Folks?

As rights to contraceptive access, abortion freedom, gay marriage, and more have been advanced and affirmed by courts across the nation, one particular exception looms large in many of these cases: religious freedom. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court passed down two 7-2 rulings hailed as victories for religious liberty advocates. One upholds "ministerial exception[s]" for religious schools, …
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