Venue/Jurisdiction

Chapter 7 Debtors Have No Appellate Standing to Challenge a Short Sale, BAP Says

BAP doesn’t allow debtors to appeal when a trustee sells their home out from underneath them in a short sale.
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Supreme Court on Arbitration (Again): Perhaps Bankruptcy Is Exempt from Arbitration?

Cutting back on knee-jerk invocation of arbitration, the Supreme Court says that agreements to arbitrate are no more enforceable than ordinary contracts.

Harmful Logic or Legal Conclusions Standing Alone Don’t Confer Standing to Appeal

To establish constitutional standing to appeal, an appellant must seek to overturn the order below, the Sixth Circuit BAP says.
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Another Circuit Says: Old Bankruptcies Aren’t Grounds for Removal to Federal Court

This month, two circuits found no ‘related to’ bankruptcy jurisdiction for climate-change lawsuits against energy companies.
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