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May 9, 2018

Bankruptcy Judge Barash construes local rules to avoid invalidating a right to a jury trial.

May 8, 2018

Fourth Circuit avoids a result that would have left some debtors ineligible for any exemptions.
Seventh Circuit is averse to creating remedies under Section 105, Bankruptcy Judge Hollis says.

May 7, 2018

A trust designed to defeat the claims of creditors can sometimes hold up in bankruptcy.

May 4, 2018

Caselaw is evolving on the applicability of the automatic stay to ordinary litigation against Puerto Rico and its governmental officials.

May 3, 2018

To avoid having a discharge revoked, a debtor must either comply with the order or obtain a stay pending appeal.

May 2, 2018

A chapter 7 debtor’s postpetition legal malpractice claims are not estate property, BAP says.

May 1, 2018

An executive with a rejected contract must prove value to have an allowable administrative claim, 9th Circuit BAP says.

April 30, 2018

Eighth Circuit insulates parishes and church schools from substantive consolidation.

April 27, 2018

Bankruptcy courts have constitutional power to sanction for actions occurring during administration of a bankruptcy case.