Govt. Claims/Sovereign Immunity

No Condemnation When Government Takes Over Property to Prevent Public Injury

No reverse condemnation occurred when the state took over a debtor’s property to prevent an imminent threat to public health.

Supreme Court Seems Dubious About Purdue’s Nonconsensual, Nondebtor Releases

At oral argument, the justices were focused on whether the word “appropriate” in Section 1123(b)(6) allows chapter 11 plans to include nonconsensual, nondebtor third-party releases.

Sub V Plan with Nondebtor Release Approved over Opposition from the Affected Class

A decision from a New York bankruptcy court makes nondebtor releases easier to obtain in Subchapter V than in large, mass tort chapter 11 cases.