August 16, 2023
Seeking attorneys’ fees from the debtor did not by itself make a postpetition lawsuit subject to the automatic stay.
March 31, 2023
A large sanction was civil, not criminal, because it was designed for deterrence.
October 27, 2022
Anything that is ‘integrally related’ to a sale is moot in the Fifth Circuit, according to a New Orleans district judge.
October 24, 2022
Subjectively laudable reasons for violating a confidentiality order didn’t absolve the lawyer of sanctions.
September 13, 2022
Being removed from an official committee doesn’t harm the former member’s pecuniary interests and therefore doesn’t confer appellate standing.
February 12, 2021
Judge Grabill would have given commercial creditors either their own committee or special counsel given the different interests of sexual abuse claimants.
October 14, 2020
Judge Grabill finds nothing in Section 1329(d) to preclude extending the duration of a plan if payments were already in default when the CARES Act was enacted on March 27.
July 24, 2020
More than 600 cases have already been filed under the SBRA since subchapter V of chapter 11 became effective in February.
February 24, 2020
Bankruptcy judge finds no statutory power for a chapter 13 trustee to prosecute a lawsuit that the debtor was judicially estopped for pursuing.
May 8, 2019
New Orleans district judge finds discretion in Fifth and Ninth Circuit authority for jurisdiction over an appeal after dismissal of the underlying bankruptcy case.