The petitions of the day are:

13-684

Issue: Whether a borrower exercises his right to rescind a transaction in satisfaction of the requirements of the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1635, by “notifying the creditor” in writing within three years of the consummation of the transaction, as the Third, Fourth, and Eleventh Circuits have held, or must instead file a lawsuit within three years of the consummation of the transaction, as the First, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits have held.

13-705

Issue: Whether, to exercise the right to rescind a mortgage loan under the Truth in Lending Act, it is sufficient for a consumer to notify the creditor in writing within three years of obtaining the loan (as the Third and Fourth Circuits have held, and as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has concluded), or whether the consumer must also file suit within that three-year period (as the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits have held).

Posted in Keiran v. Home Capital, Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petitions of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 16, 2014, 10:15 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/04/petitions-of-the-day-16/