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Better Right of Possession Over the Subject Property: The Case of Villanueva vs. Perez

Article 525 of the New Civil Code provides: “ The possession of things or rights may be had in one of two concepts: either in the concept of owner; or in that of the holder of the thing or right to keep or enjoy it, the ownership pertaining to another person.” 69 more words

Remedial Law

Josh Harrellson civil suit offers lesson for pro athletes: 'Watch your back'

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Former Kentucky Wildcats on the front end of their professional basketball careers acknowledged an opportunity to learn from the recent Josh Harrellson civil case. 578 more words

SEC News

Lawsuit trial set for Sept 15, 2017

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office has been dropped from the civil suit by the parents of Elliot Rodger’s slain roommates and their friend. The suit against Capri Apartments and their parent company is scheduled for trial in September 2017. 6 more words

Civil Case

Government's "Big" Case Against Compliance Officer Ends Up Kind of Small

The Treasury Department and former MoneyGram Chief Compliance Officer Thomas Haider have settled their civil claims. This was the first-ever case against a compliance officer for failing to implement an appropriate anti-money laundering (AML) program at a company. 1,128 more words

Civil Case

Unjust Enrichment Applied to Accion in Rem Verso

Additionally, unjust enrichment has been applied to actions called accion in rem verso. In order that the accion in rem verso may prosper, the following conditions must concur: (1) that the defendant has been enriched; (2) that the plaintiff has suffered a loss; (3) that the enrichment of the defendant is without just or legal ground; and (4) that the plaintiff has no other action based on contract, quasi-contract, crime, or quasi-delict. 157 more words

Remedial Law

Main Objective of the Principle against Unjust Enrichment

The main objective of the principle against unjust enrichment is to prevent one from enriching himself at the expense of another without just cause or consideration. 228 more words