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U.S. Department of Agriculture v. J. Michael Hopper (In re Colusa Regional Medical Center)

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Mendez-Nunez v. FOMB

Citation:
18-1773 (1st Circuit, Feb 20,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Claims challenging the PROMESA Board’s decisions to not certify Puerto Rico’s fiscal plan and to instead certify a fiscal plan of its own development were properly dismissed for lack of subject...
Judge(s):
Lynch, Souter (by designation), Stahl
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Bennett v. Jefferson County, AL

Citation:
15-11690 (11th Circuit, Aug 16,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The doctrine of equitable mootness applies to confirmed plans in chapter 9 (as well as chapter 11 and 13) bankruptcy cases. To the extent that constitutional rights may be affected in chapter 9...
Judge(s):
TJOFLAT, MARTIN, and JORDAN
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IN RE: THE FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AND MANAGEMENT BOARD FOR PUERTO RICO, AS REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO

Citation:
17-1831 (1st Circuit, Sep 22,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
District Court abused its discretion in denying intervention
Judge(s):
Howard (C.J. and author); Torruella and Kayatata
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Franklin High Yield Tax-Free Income Fund v. City of Stockton, California (In re City of Stockton, California)

Citation:
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. EC-14-1550-DJuF (December 11, 2015) Published
Ruling:
The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") dismissed, as equitably moot, Franklin High Yield Tax-Free Income Fund and Franklin California High Yield Municipal Fund (collectively,...
Judge(s):
Honorable DUNN, JURY AND FARIS, Bankruptcy Judges
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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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Kitron; Angello v. Valley Health System (In re Valley Health System)

Citation:
Kitron, et al. v. Valley Health System (In re Valley Health System), BAP No. CC-11-1100-DPaTa (BAP 9th Cir. Feb. 24, 2015)
Ruling:
The BAP for the 9th Circuit affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court dismissing under Rule 12 suit commenced by creditors against chapter 9 debtor and other parties. BAP agreed that appellants'...
Judge(s):
Dunn, Pappas, Taylor
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