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June 3, 2019

‘No objectively reasonable basis’ is the high court standard to find civil contempt for violating the discharge injunction.
‘No objectively reasonable basis’ is the high court standard to find civil contempt for violating the discharge injunction.

May 21, 2019

For now, the high court ducks an important automatic stay question for chapter 13 debtors.
For now, the high court ducks an important automatic stay question for chapter 13 debtors.

May 14, 2019

Fifth Circuit rejects the ‘recodification canon’ to divest bankruptcy courts of jurisdiction over Social Security suits.
Fifth Circuit rejects the ‘recodification canon’ to divest bankruptcy courts of jurisdiction over Social Security suits.

May 2, 2019

SDNY opinion seems to mean that a bank may freeze a debtor’s entire bank account at filing, without violating the automatic stay.
SDNY opinion seems to mean that a bank may freeze a debtor’s entire bank account at filing, without violating the automatic stay.

April 25, 2019

In Taggart v. Lorenzen, the justices sounded largely noncommittal, except for the Chief Justice, who seemed in the debtor’s camp favoring a stricter standard for contempt of the discharge injunction.
In Taggart v. Lorenzen, the justices sounded largely noncommittal, except for the Chief Justice, who seemed in the debtor’s camp favoring a stricter standard for contempt of the discharge injunction.