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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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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):

Kaye v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc.

Citation:
17-13588 (11th Circuit, Aug 14,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
In reversing the decision of the bankruptcy court and concluding that new value need not remain unpaid, the Eleventh Circuit held that the statement in Jet Florida System indicating that new value...
Judge(s):
Martin, Circuit Judge, Julie Carnes, Circuit Judge, and Gilman, Circuit Judge
Tag(s):

U.S. v. Valdes-Ayala

Citation:
16-1002 (1st Circuit, Aug 15,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
First Circuit affirmed convictions of defendant who exploited debtors by filing incomplete bankruptcy petitions and promising assistance in their child support payments. First Circuit also vacated...
Judge(s):
Howard, Thompson, and Barron
Tag(s):

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