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May 17, 2024

The Bankruptcy Code dropped ‘person aggrieved’ as the standard for appellate standing. Did it survive nonetheless?

June 22, 2023

Fifth Circuit finds no bankruptcy jurisdiction to approve a settlement after confirmation that contradicts the chapter 11 plan.

July 6, 2022

Fifth Circuit holds that 28 U.S.C. § 158 requires district judges or BAPs to decide bankruptcy appeals.

April 21, 2022

In a nonprecedential opinion, the Fifth Circuit suggests that a mortgage that could be reformed in state court cannot be reformed in bankruptcy.

February 8, 2021

Fifth Circuit says that Oklahoma protected that state’s oil and gas producers while Texas didn’t.

August 2, 2019

Fifth Circuit now says that student loans must ‘impose intolerable difficulties’ to be dischargeable.

June 24, 2019

A plan’s declaration that disputed property belongs to the debtor’s estate must be challenged before confirmation becomes final.

June 20, 2019

Fifth Circuit overturns a settlement that barred officers and directors from accessing insurance policies.

February 14, 2019

Per curiam opinion shows that chapter 13 plans aren’t required to be punitive.

March 28, 2017

Do ‘deemed allowed’ claims have res judicata effect in ‘asset’ cases?