Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.
A chapter 7 debtor’s postpetition legal malpractice claims are not estate property, BAP says.
Bankruptcy courts have constitutional power to sanction for actions occurring during administration of a bankruptcy case.
The Second Circuit’s Barnet opinion on Section 109(a)’s requirement of property in the U.S. is satisfied by claims located in the U.S.
Bullard did not undermine the automatic appealability of orders granting or denying homestead exemptions.
Filing bankruptcy won’t divest a district court of maritime jurisdiction, and a bankruptcy court can’t adjudicate maritime lien rights.
A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.