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Major Automatic Stay Issue Inches Toward the Supreme Court

Chicago parking ticket cases to be resolved in the Seventh Circuit.

Raising a Circuit Split, Ninth Circuit’s Taggart Opinion Heads for a ‘Cert’ Petition

BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.
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Circuits Split on Sovereign Immunity and Emotional Distress Damages for a Stay Violation

Ninth Circuit splits with the First on the interpretation of Section 106(a).
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Chicago Must Return Impounded Cars Immediately After a Chapter 13 Filing

Judge Thorne rules that exceptions to the automatic stay do not allow the City of Chicago to retain possession of impounded cars.

First Circuit Gives Puerto Rico Bondholders a Second Bite at the Apple

Puerto Rico’s toll road bonds don’t have statutory liens, circuit court rules.
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A Convert Joins the Minority Interpretation of the Repeat-Filing Stay Termination

Bankruptcy Judge Colleen A. Brown of Burlington, Vt., changes her position on Section 362(c)(3)(A).
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Sixth Circuit Expounds on a Loophole in the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine

Bankruptcy court may overrule a state court that rules incorrectly on the discharge of a debt.
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