Description Date Docket #
Lamar, Archer & Cofrin LLP v. Appling
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Debt Collection
Affirming the determination that a debtor's misrepresentation regarding a single asset can be a statement respecting their financial condition,...
06/04/2018 16-1215
Lagos v. US
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure, Attorney's Fees
Reversing and remanding the award of restitution for legal, accounting, and consulting fees incurred by a lender after their participation as a party...
05/29/2018 16-1519
US Bank N.A. v. Village at Lakeridge, LLC
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure
Affirming the Ninth Circuit's review of a Bankruptcy Court determination that a transaction relating to a bankruptcy was conducted at arm's length...
03/05/2018 15-1509
Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc.
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Securities Law, Commercial Law
Affirming a Seventh Circuit reversal of a District Court determination that a safe harbor provision barred the defendant from avoiding the transfer of...
02/27/2018 16-784
Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Debt Collection
In an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. sections 1692e and 1692f, arising out of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case in which a...
05/15/2017 16-348
Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Constitutional Law
In consolidated appeals arising out of lawsuits filed against a Chapter 11 bankruptcy debtor that declared bankruptcy after it was purchased in a...
03/22/2017 15-649
Puerto Rico v. Franklin Cal. Tax-Free Trust
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Public Utilities, Constitutional Law
In a suit to enjoin the Puerto Rico Public Corporation Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act, portions of which mirror Chapters 9 and 11 of the Federal...
06/13/2016 15-233
Husky Int'l Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz
United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law
In a case involving a dispute over whether a debt could be discharged by a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, the Fifth Circuit's decision affirming the...
05/16/2016 15-145
Baker Botts L.L.P. v. ASARCO LLC
United States Supreme Court
Attorney's Fees, Bankruptcy Law
In a case in which petitioner law firm was hired to assist respondent in carrying out its duties as a Chapter 11 debtor in possession (DIP), under 11...
06/15/2015 14-103
Bank of America, N. A. v. Caulkett
United States Supreme Court
Banking Law, Bankruptcy Law, Property Law & Real Estate
A debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding may not void a junior mortgage lien under 11 U.S.C. section 506(d) when the debt owed on a senior...
06/01/2015 13-1421

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