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September 12, 2018

Chicago parking ticket cases to be resolved in the Seventh Circuit.

September 11, 2018

BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.

September 10, 2018

Fourth Circuit disposes of a high-stakes appeal without oral argument in a terse, per curiam opinion incorporating the ‘reasons stated by the district court.’

September 7, 2018

Defining collateral by reference in a UCC-1 is held invalid in Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy.

September 6, 2018

Narrow reading of ‘equitable mootness’ in Tribune is limited to cases involving a dispute between two classes.

September 5, 2018

Sixth Circuit narrowly rules that a community health service is not a governmental unit and is thus eligible for chapter 11.
Debtors with too much student loan debt are functionally ineligible for any form of bankruptcy relief.

September 4, 2018

Ninth Circuit splits with the First on the interpretation of Section 106(a).

August 31, 2018

Illinois judges disagree on whether direct payments to a mortgagee are “under the plan” and must be made in full to obtain a chapter 13 discharge.

August 30, 2018

Required records and authenticated documents already known to exist are not protected from production by the privilege against self-incrimination.