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Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC

Citation: 
--- F.3d ----, Case No. 13-12389 (11th Cir. Jul. 10, 2014)
Ruling: 
Filing of proofs of claim by debt collectors in respect of debts deemed unenforceable under state statutes of limitations violates Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Under "least-sophisticated consumer" standard adopted by Eleventh Circuit used to determine whether conduct is ...
Judge(s): 
HULL, Circuit Judge, WALTER, District Judge (W.D. La.), and GOLDBERG, U.S Court of International Trade Judge
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Shaffer v. Bird, II (In re Bird, II)

Citation: 
Shaffer v. Bird, II (In re Bird, II), No. 14-6003 (8th Cir BAP July 8, 2014)
Ruling: 
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court's determination that a former bankruptcy trustee's breaches of fiduciary duty to bankruptcy estate constituted a non-dischargeable debt in his own bankruptcy case.
Judge(s): 
Kressel, Nail, and Shodeen
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Olick v. City of Easton (In re Olick)

Citation: 
Olick v. City of Easton (In re Olick), Case No. 13-4109 (3d Cir. July 3, 2014)
Ruling: 
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower courts decision that a global settlement regarding the collection of real estate taxes that was reached amongst several parties also bound the Debtor;s family trust, despite the Debtor assertion that the ...
Judge(s): 
Fisher, Vanaskie, and Aldisert
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Wackerman v. Bank of America

Citation: 
BAP E-13-1277-Ku (June 30, 2014) (Unpublished)
Ruling: 
The 9th Cir. BAP affirmed summary judgment, and denial of reconsideration, in favor of foreclosing Creditor. The Debtor contended that a foreclosure sale of his residence occurred just after, not just before, he filed his bankruptcy petition, and was ...
Judge(s): 
KURTZ, JURY and TAYLOR, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Kismet Acquisition LLC v. Diaz-Barba (In re Icenhower)

Citation: 
Kismet Acquisition, LLC v. Icenhower (In re Icenhower), No. 10-55933 (9th Cir. July 3, 2014).
Ruling: 
The bankruptcy court properly avoided the debtors’ prepetition and postpetition transfers of an interest in Mexican real property.
Judge(s): 
Jerome Ferris (author), N. Randy Smith, and Paul J. Watford, Circuit Judges
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