Media coverage of the foreclosure crisis continues, with a New York Times piece on Bank of America’s resumption of foreclosures in judicial foreclosure states, as well as the related mass violations of homeowners’ due process rights.

In Florida, one of the states hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis, specially created foreclosure courts are attracting increasing attention. Prompted by reports of egregious violations of homeowners’ due process rights by judges on behalf of banks, the ACLU has begun examining the issue and looking for proof of civil rights violations.

Although Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum has joined his 49 colleagues in opening an investigation into foreclosure fraud, Yves Smith suggests that the deep pockets of banks and foreclosure law firms will protect them from any legal action.

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