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August 14, 2019

If the parties litigate but the defendant eventually defaults, the default judgment can result in nondischargeability via issue preclusion, Eleventh Circuit holds.
If the parties litigate but the defendant eventually defaults, the default judgment can result in nondischargeability via issue preclusion, Eleventh Circuit holds.

August 9, 2019

Conflicting standards among the circuits warrant a grant of certiorari to define ‘undue hardship’ required for discharging a student loan.
Conflicting standards among the circuits warrant a grant of certiorari to define ‘undue hardship’ required for discharging a student loan.

August 8, 2019

BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.’
BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.’
BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.

August 2, 2019

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

July 1, 2019

The BAP avoided making a rule that would have allowed convicted felons to discharge student loans more easily than debtors with clean records.