In re Tribune Media, Co., et al.

Citation:
Case No. 17-2449, Third Circuit Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit, Sep 05,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Third Circuit affirmed the lower courts' rulings that the bankruptcy court had statutory and constitutional jurisdiction to disallow a claimant's hostile workplace and wrongful termination...
Judge(s):
Ambro, Scirica and Siler
Tag(s):

Auslander v. Murray

Citation:
17-1272 (2nd Circuit, Aug 14,2014) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy Court did not abuse its discretion in sua sponte dismissing a single creditor involuntary petition for cause, under 11 U.S.C. 707(a). Bankruptcy Court was being used as a collection...
Judge(s):
Walker, Hall, and Lohier, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Church Joint Venture, L.P. v. Grusin (In re Blasingame)

Citation:
16-6776 (6th Circuit, Jan 04,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Sixth Circuit reverses the imposition of sanctions by the bankruptcy court under Rule 9011 and 28 USC Sec. 1927 (but affirms the BAP), holding that Grusin did not file the debtors petition,...
Judge(s):
Keith, McKeague and Stranch; opinion by Keith
Tag(s):

Phoenician Mediterranean Villa, LLC v. Swope (In re J&S Properties)

Citation:
16-3366 (3rd Circuit, Sep 28,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
As trustees are government officials, the doctrine of "qualified immunity" applies to discretionary actions taken by a trustee to preserve the estate's assets. "Qualified immunity" shields...
Judge(s):
Hardiman, Roth, Fisher
Tag(s):

U.S.A. v. Kerr-McGee Corp. (In re Tronox Inc.)

Citation:
16-343, 2017WL1403001 (2nd Circuit, Apr 20,2017) Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
a.) Claims derived through a debtor are estate property which only a trustee can assert; b.) District Court order on a contempt motion which enforced existing injunction but made no contempt...
Judge(s):
Kearse, Wesley and Droney
Tag(s):

McDermott v. St. George (In re St. George)

Citation:
File Name: 17b0002n.06; Nos. 16-8017-8018 (6th Circuit, Apr 17,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) reversed the decision of the Bankruptcy Court which had (i) granted a second motion by the U.S. Trustee's Office (UST) to extend the time to file a complaint...
Judge(s):
Delk, Harrison and Preston
Tag(s):

Stein v. Stubbs (In re Stubbs)

Citation:
File Name: 17b0003p.06; Case Nos. 16-8025/8027 (6th Circuit, Mar 09,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") reversed the bankruptcy court's orders denying the Chapter 7 Trustee's motion for default judgment, dismissing the adversary proceeding and vacating...
Judge(s):
Humphrey, Opperman and Preston, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges
Tag(s):

McGarry & McGarry, LLC v. Rabobank, N.A.

Citation:
16 C 5978 (7th Circuit, Jan 26,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Contracts between the trustee, his administrative servicer, and his bank, did not violate section 1972(1)(E) of the Bank Holding Company Act because the plaintiff could not show that the contracts...
Judge(s):
Posner, Manion, Williams
Tag(s):

Tehrani v. Walters

Citation:
Tehrani v. Walters, Case No. 15-2317 (3d Cir. May 20, 2016) (not precedential)
Ruling:
Affirming the decision of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey ("District Court") and holding that the District Court did not err in (a) rejecting the debtors'...
Judge(s):
McKee, Ambro, Scirica
Tag(s):

Krueger v. Torres (In re Krueger)

Citation:
No. 14-11355, fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Ruling:
Debtor that flagrantly and repeatedly abused bankruptcy and court processes to retain assets for himself and defeat the legitimate claims of his business partners was properly dismissed pursuant...
Judge(s):
HIGGINBOTHAM, JONES, and SMITH, Circuit Judges.
Tag(s):

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