Judge Dismisses Case that Named 12 ARM Firms and Questioned Entire Collection System

 U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin began her discussion of a large class action case with the following passage: Many of the legal arguments and factual allegations in plaintiffs’ eighty-eight page Amended Complaint are difficult to discern. A significant portion of the Amended Complaint consists of text copied and pasted, sometimes without citation, from newspaper articles. <more>