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Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says

Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says
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No ‘Core’ Jurisdiction to Protect Nondebtors with Injunctions, N.Y. District Judge Says

New York district judge differs with the Third Circuit on a bankruptcy court’s constitutional power to issue nondebtor, third-party releases.

Denial of a Claim Doesn’t Divest the Bankruptcy Court of Final Adjudicatory Power

More important law from Madoff: Filing a claim waives the right to a jury trial in district court even if the claim is denied or withdrawn, district judge rules.

Supreme Court Finds No Appointment Clause Violation in Puerto Rico’s Oversight Board

The Supreme Court reversed the First Circuit, which had held that the Oversight Board violated the Appointments Clause because the members were not appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
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Supreme Court Ducks Equitable Mootness and Third-Party Releases

The case from the Third Circuit was not a good vehicle for granting certiorari on either issue, even though there is a circuit split on nonconsensual, third-party releases.
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