For now, the high court ducks an important automatic stay question for chapter 13 debtors.
Supreme Court gets around to overruling Lubrizol almost 35 years later.
In Taggart v. Lorenzen, the justices sounded largely noncommittal, except for the Chief Justice, who seemed in the debtor’s camp favoring a stricter standard for contempt of the discharge injunction.
Supreme Court will not rule on whether upholding the integrity of the judicial system by itself confers appellate standing.
Supreme Court says that activities not required by state law in nonjudicial foreclosure may be covered by the FDCPA.
Sewer customers challenged the dismissal of their appeal from confirmation of the Jefferson County chapter 9 municipal debt restructuring.
Thirty-five years later, the Supreme Court might reverse Lubrizol.
A ‘cert’ petition asks the high court to overrule Dewsnup and allow chapter 7 debtors to strip down or strip off undersecured mortgages.
Lack of a circuit split makes equitable mootness an unlikely topic for Supreme Court review.