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O&S Trucking, Inc. v. Mercedes Benz Financial Services, USA (In re O&S Trucking, Inc.)

Citation: 
No. 15-2048 (8th Cir. Jan. 22, 2016).
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel correctly dismissed as moot debtor’s appeal from order confirming chapter 11 plan, where debtor had not objected to its plan prior to confirmation. Affirmed.
Judge(s): 
Colloton, Gruender, and Shepherd.
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In re Robinson

Citation: 
14-3585
Ruling: 
The Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court's reversal of the Bankruptcy Court's refusal to sanction the Debtor's exemption; concluding that the plain language of the Illinois personal property exemption statute allowed the exemption for the Debtor's Book of Mormon.
Judge(s): 
Wood, Easterbrook, and Ripple
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Garner v. Knoll, Inc. (In re Tusa-Expo Holdings, Inc.)

Citation: 
Fifth Circuit;No. 15-10274
Ruling: 
Trustee in preference litigation failed to satisfy the "source" aspect of the El Paso Refining case from the Fifth Circuit and thus did not establish the requirement of Section 547 (b)(5) so that the transfers in question were not preferences ...
Judge(s): 
Smith, Wiener and Graves
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CRP Holdings, A-1, LLC v. O'Sullivan (In re O'Sullivan)

Citation: 
No. 15-6020 (8th Cir. B.A.P. Jan. 19, 2016).
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion in concluding that some, but not all, of a debtor’s student loans were nondischargeable. Affirmed.
Judge(s): 
Kressel, Schermer, and Nail.
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Zachary, et al. v. California Bank & Trust

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals - No. 13-16402
Ruling: 
The absolute priority rules applies in individual Chapter 11 cases. The exception created by BAPCPA only applies to property acquired by the debtor after the commencement of the case.
Judge(s): 
Hurwitz, Paez, Murguia
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