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June 7, 2021

If the district court is adjudicating a suit with “related to” jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1334(b), the district court applies the Bankruptcy Rules, not the Federal Rules, the First Circuit says.

June 3, 2021

First Circuit BAP explains what lien avoidance does and doesn’t do.

May 24, 2021

Massachusetts bankruptcy judge requires flexibility from both the government and the debtor who is saddled with huge student loans.

May 5, 2021

First Circuit won’t allow a debtor to dismiss and avoid the consequences of abusive conduct.

April 28, 2021

The appeals court reviews the ‘totality of the circumstances’ when government action has elements of both regulatory enforcement and furtherance of the state’s pecuniary interest.

March 9, 2021

Constitutional arguments don’t entitle the creditor to stay relief.

February 11, 2021

Confirmation appeals in two big cases are dismissed on the same day for equitable mootness.

December 28, 2020

In the First Circuit, transferring the business or assets isn’t required before confirmation is equitably moot.

November 30, 2020

Cutting off post-petition liens under PROMESA did not violate the Takings Clause.

October 22, 2020

Section 106 wasn’t sufficiently explicit to waive sovereign immunity for Indian tribes, Judge Frank Bailey said in siding with the Sixth Circuit and differing with the Ninth Circuit.