An Alabama statute designed to aid wrongful death claimants ends up hurting them in Chrysler’s bankruptcy.
Judge Glenn criticizes an 1890 English decision refusing to enforce a foreign discharge of debt.
With partial success, trustee sues the casino where a fraudster gambled away stolen money.
Chief District Judge in New York rules that ‘core’ jurisdiction includes non-consensual, third-party releases in confirmation orders.
Section 562 applies to fix the date for calculating damages only if the debtor rejects or the creditor terminates, New York district judge says.
A bankruptcy judge’s finding regarding status as a good faith purchaser is not the final word on appeal.
Judge Glenn in Manhattan straightens up some of the mess created when GM didn’t disclose ignition switch defects before confirmation.
Additional judgment enforcement remedies under the Bankruptcy Code don’t justify an involuntary petition.
Venue in the bankruptcy court is ok for suits brought under a liquidating plan.
Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.