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In a nonprecedential opinion, the Fifth Circuit suggests that a mortgage that could be reformed in state court cannot be reformed in bankruptcy.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?
January 21, 2016
Judge Edith Jones elevates ‘chutzpah’ to a legal concept in the Fifth Circuit.