The Arizona Supreme Court said, regarding the long-awaited decision, on its web site today:
The Arizona Supreme Court anticipates the filing of an Opinion in the following cases at approximately 10:00 a.m. on the next business day:
CV-11-0115-PR HOGAN v. WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK et al
CV-11-0132-PR HOGAN v. WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK et al
The plaintiff in this case, John Hogan, filed a restraining order against the bank trying to foreclose on him based on the foreclosing bank’s inability to demonstrate it was actually authorized to foreclose under the governing note and deed of trust securing the note.
Hogan’s case failed in both the lower court and an appellate court and was then chosen for review by the Arizona Supreme Court.
The Homeowner Advocacy Unit, a program through the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, submitted an amicus brief:
And so did Foreclosure Strategists, a homeowner advocacy group, through Don Loeb, Dan McCauley, and Beth K. Findsen:
The oral argument was video streamed on the Arizona Supreme Court web site here:
Here is the link: