Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc. No. 16-349

October, 2016

The Supreme Court held that a debt collector who purchases a debt for its own account is not a debt collector covered by the FDCPA. Click here for the Court's opinion.

ABI Media Teleconference: 
ABI editor-at-large Bill Rochelle talks with consumer law scholar Prof. Jeff Sovern of St. John's University School of Law and consumer bankruptcy attorney John R. Bollinger of the Boleman Law Firm about the Supreme Court's opinion in Henson v. Santander Consumer (No. 16-349). Click here to listen. 
Oral Arguments Date: 

April 18, 2017.

Oral Arguments Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Certiorari Granted Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017