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BAP Decision Previews Issues Confronting the Supreme Court in Ritzen

Professing to follow Ritzen, Sixth Circuit BAP reverts to a more pragmatic approach to ‘finality.’
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Sometimes, a Claim Purchaser Can’t File a Claim, Delaware Judges Say

Judges Stark and Carey from Delaware distinguish between prohibiting the power and the right to assign a claim.
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New Jersey Tax Foreclosures Can Be Preferences, Third Circuit Rules

Although a foreclosure sale can be immune from fraudulent transfer attack, a tax foreclosure not based on the value of the property can be a preference.
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Second Circuit Explains when Default Judgments Qualify for Issue Preclusion

Discovery abuse in a prior lawsuit can result in nondischargeability in a later bankruptcy.
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