Fifth Circuit bars nationwide class actions to enforce the discharge injunction. However, the appeals court ruled that private student loans are dischargeable.
Section 362(k) creates a private right of action that may be maintained even after dismissal of the underlying bankruptcy, the Third Circuit says.
The justices recognized the practical effects of the decision they will make on Puerto Rico and precedent that could undermine the governance of territories and Washington, D.C.
The lawyer whose waiver led to Wellness International avoided malpractice by the skin of his teeth.
To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify venue requirements relating to bankruptcy proceedings.
Florida case raises the question of whether the Supreme Court will eventually give bankruptcy a general exemption from arbitration, or an exemption only for core proceedings.
W.R. Grace makes more law on channeling injunctions.