Govt. Claims/Sovereign Immunity
Although federal credit unions are not controlled by the government, they are governmental units under the Bankruptcy Code, Judge Jacobvitz says.
Section 106 wasn’t sufficiently explicit to waive sovereign immunity for Indian tribes, Judge Frank Bailey said in siding with the Sixth Circuit and differing with the Ninth Circuit.
A gaming license in Pennsylvania is a revocable ‘privilege.’
Ninth Circuit abjures bright lines in favor of a flexible approach to defining recoupment.
The government lost a winnable appeal by failing to present evidence in bankruptcy court.
On an issue with no appellate authority, a Delaware district judge rules that federal income taxes are administrative claims if filing occurs before the year’s end.
A split panel on the Sixth Circuit held that Section 959(b) barred the debtor from halting participation in a state employees’ pension plan.