Venue/Jurisdiction

Rule 54(b) Can’t Be Used to Certify an Interlocutory Appeal to the Circuit

Federal Rule 54(b) is not an alternative to 28 U.S.C. § 158(a)(3) and Bankruptcy Rule 8004 for certifying an interlocutory appeal.
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Amount of an Exemption Isn’t Required to Make an Order Final, Circuit Majority Says

Tenth Circuit majority believes that the grant or denial of an exemption is sufficient to make the order final, even if the bankruptcy court hasn’t ruled on the extent or amount of the exemption.
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Refusal to Arbitrate the Validity of a Security Interest Is Tersely Affirmed in California

Are the lower courts out of step with the Supreme Court when it comes to enforcement of arbitration of disputes in bankruptcy court?

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