If the district court is adjudicating a suit with “related to” jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1334(b), the district court applies the Bankruptcy Rules, not the Federal Rules, the First Circuit says.
Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says
Delaware district judge permits remand when the suit was subject to mandatory abstention.
An appeal in the Ninth Circuit did not reach the issue to be decided by the Supreme Court in <em>Rodriguez</em>.