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In re Khabushani

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Loughran v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

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In re Gateway Radiology Consultants

Citation:
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit No. 20-13462 (11th Circuit, Dec 22,2020) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals vacated the bankruptcy court's approval of Gateway Radiology Consultants' (Debtor) motion to incur indebtedness, because the COA concluded that the Small Business...
Judge(s):
The Hons. Rosenbaum, Anderson, and Carnes
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In re Serapio Venegas

Citation:
CC-20-1077-GLS (9th Circuit, Dec 04,2020) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit (BAP) affirmed the denial by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (BC) of the dispositive motion (Motion),...
Judge(s):
Scott H. Gan; William Lafferty; and Gary A. Spraker
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Kenneth Benjamin v. United States of America

Citation:
18-20185 (5th Circuit, Jul 25,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The plain meaning of section 405(h) of the Social Security Act did *not* bar a bankruptcy court from exercising jurisdiction over the debtor's claims under 28 USC 1334. The Fifth Circuit sided...
Judge(s):
Clement, Graves and Oldham
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WHITE v SQUARE, INC.

Citation:
No. 16-17137 (9th Circuit, Jun 07,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
9th Cir. issued order certifying questions to California Supreme Court regarding standing to sue under California's Unruh Act (equal protection statute). Issue was whether bankruptcy attorney had...
Judge(s):
Paez, Ikuta, Vialiano* (*sitting by designation)
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Pollitzer v. Gebhardt

Citation:
No. 16-11506; D.C. Docket Nos. 1:15-cv-20376-JEM; 11-bkc-16703-LMI (11th Circuit, Jun 27,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In affirming the district court and bankruptcy court, the 11th Circuit held that 11 U.S.C. 707(b) applies to a petition that was initially filed under Chapter 13 but later converted to a petition...
Judge(s):
Carnes, Anderson, and Parker
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Marblegate Asset Management, LLC v. Education Management Finance Corp.

Citation:
2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 782 (2nd Circuit, Jan 17,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Section 316(b) of the Trust Indenture Act prohibits only non‐consensual amendments to an indenture’s core payment terms; it does not protect a creditor's practical ability to collect on...
Judge(s):
CABRANES, STRAUB, and LOHIER
Tag(s):

Lynch v. Jackson

Citation:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit: No. 16-1358 (4th Circuit, Jan 04,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:

Debtors [Individuals filing under Chapter 7 for relief with respect to the "Means Testing" pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 707(b) ] are entitled to the full National and Local Standard amount for a...

Judge(s):
Before Circuit Judges Motz, Keenan, and Thacker.
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Germeraad v. Powers, No. 14-CV-03128 (7th Cir. June 23, 2016) (unpublished).

Citation:
Germeraad v. Powers, No. 14-CV-03128 (7th Cir. June 23, 2016) (unpublished).
Ruling:
A bankruptcy court has discretion to modify a Chapter 13 plan based on an increase in the Debtors’ post-confirmation income.
Judge(s):
Bauer, Williams, and Adelman (District Judge of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, sitting by designation)
Tag(s):

Brown v. Van Ru Credit Corp.

Citation:
File Name15a1252p.06; Case No. 15-1323, U.S. Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit (Oct. 22, 2015)
Ruling:
A voicemail by a student loan credit collection agency to a business owned by someone who owes student loan debt which simply provides the name of the caller, a reference number and the creditor's...
Judge(s):
Rogers and Donald, Circuit Court Judges, and Rose, District Judge, sitting by designation.
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Franklin CA Tax-Free Trust v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Citation:
First Circuit #15-1218, 1221, 1271 & 1272
Ruling:
Affirms District Court's holding that §903 of the Bankruptcy Code pre-empts Puerto Rico's recently enacted "Recovery Act", relating to municipal bankruptcy. One judge concurred, but would find...
Judge(s):
Lynch (author), Howard, and Toruella (concurring in the judgment but would hold that exclusion of Puerto Rico is unconstitutional).
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