January 14, 2016
Getting punched out in a bar fight might not result in a nondischargeable debt.
SDNY’s ‘loss mitigation’ program for mortgage modification may face another attack.
January 13, 2016
Fifth Circuit warns about conflating jurisdiction and the merits.
Indiana judge parts company with other courts in helping out a guardian ad litem.
January 12, 2016
Posner pens a gem warning banks about ignoring signs of fraud.
Debatable Ninth Circuit opinion begs for rehearing en banc or for certiorari petition.
Powers of an assignee for creditors are restrictive, not expansive.
Ninth Circuit gets it right on life insurance policies being property of the estate.
January 11, 2016
Generic language won’t release third parties in the Fifth Circuit.
Employing nonattorneys is a false economy for debt collectors.