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Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin)

Citation: 
Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin), Case No. 14-10272 (11th Cir. Aug. 28 2014) (per curiam) (unpublished).
Ruling: 
The Florida Bar is a governmental unit pursuant to Section 101(27) of the Bankruptcy Code and thus cost judgment entered against Debtor as a disciplinary fine and penalty was non dischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Section 523(a)(7).
Judge(s): 
Hull, Martin and Anderson
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Vaughn v. U.S.A. I.R.S. (In re Vaughn)

Citation: 
No. 13-1189 (10th Cir. Aug. 26, 2014)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMING the district court, a three judge panel of the Tenth Circuit held that the bankruptcy court’s finding that the Debtor willfully evaded his tax obligations was not clearly erroneous. The bankruptcy court supported its finding with several facts, ...
Judge(s): 
Tymkovich, McKay, Matheson
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Biixseth v. Eklund (In the Mater of BLX Group, Inc.)

Citation: 
Matter of BLX Group, Inc., No. 13-35122 (9th Cir. Aug. 26, 2014).
Ruling: 
A nondebtor’s appeal of an order confirming a chapter 11 plan was untimely with respect to an earlier order approving the estate’s transfer of claims against the appellant to a liquidating trust. Not-for-publication memorandum decision.
Judge(s): 
Alex Kozinski (Chief Judge), Richard A. Paez, and Marsha S. Berzon, Circuit Judges.
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Galloway v. Ford (In re Galloway)

Citation: 
Galloway v. Ford (In re Galloway), 9th Cir. B.A.P., (AZ-13-1085-PaKiTa) August 27, 2014 [Not for Publication]
Ruling: 
In an unpublished opinion, the 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court which denied Debtors’ 2nd motion to dismiss their chapter 7 case as well as denied Debtors’ motion to abandon property. However, the ...
Judge(s): 
PAPPAS, KIRSCHER, and TAYLOR, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin)

Citation: 
14-10272; D.C. Docket Nos. 1:13-cv-20992-KAM; 12-bkc-01415-LMI
Ruling: 
The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit relied on the persuasive authority from other courts in affirming the district court's and bankruptcy court's findings that a state bar acting in the context of attorney discipline is a government unit ...
Judge(s): 
Hull, Martin & Anderson
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