Pennsylvania Eastern District
Sovereign immunity required dismissal of a suit to recover the value of a gambling license because the suit wasn’t an ancillary exercise of the bankruptcy court’s in rem jurisdiction over a res.
The right of indemnification by a bankrupt isn’t establishing ‘related to’ jurisdiction in federal court.
Money taken from a debtor’s own retirement account to pay a creditor does not qualify for the earmarking defense, Chief Judge Fehling says.
District court second-guesses the sufficiency of evidence that the bankruptcy court found sufficient.
Philadelphia judge socks the city’s parking authority for impounding a debtor’s car twice.
Term of the loan is the ‘relevant period’ for judging student loan dischargeability.
Absent special-interest legislation for bankruptcies, insurance companies remain in limbo.
Section 303(i)(2) claim, similar to malicious prosecution, invokes Seventh Amendment jury trial rights.
Courts split on whether failure to redeem on time is fatal in a reorganization.
Courts split on whether failure to redeem on time is fatal in reorganization.