Venue/Jurisdiction

Barton Protection Ends When the Bankruptcy Case Closes, Eleventh Circuit Says

Eleventh Circuit splits with four other circuits by holding that the Barton doctrine doesn’t protect trustees once the bankruptcy is over.
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In ‘Related To’ Jurisdiction, District Court Applies the Bankruptcy Rules, Circuit Says

If the district court is adjudicating a suit with “related to” jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1334(b), the district court applies the Bankruptcy Rules, not the Federal Rules, the First Circuit says.
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Ninth Circuit BAP and a Brooklyn District Judge Agree on Removal to the Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy removal statute doesn’t permit moving a suit in district court to the bankruptcy court in another district.
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