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Thomas v. Department of Education (In re Thomas)

Citation:
18-11091 (5th Circuit, Jul 30,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Reaffirming its commitment to the Brunner test to determine the dischargeability of student loans, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the lower courts’ refusal to discharge a chapter 7 debtor’s student...
Judge(s):
Jones, Ho, and Oldham
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Lawson v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (In re Lawson)

Citation:
BAP No. CC-19-1011-TaSKu; Bk. No. 8:18-bk-13376-ES (9th Circuit, Jul 31,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing debtor's chapter 13 case after denying confirmation of her plan.
Judge(s):
Taylor, Spraker, Kurtz
Tag(s):

CAMPBELL V. US

Citation:
2018-2014 (Federal Circuit, Aug 01,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit confirmed the dismissal of the complaint because of lack of jurisdiction and, because, as to the claims alleging coercion, the statute of limitations...
Judge(s):
Newman, Lourie and Dyk
Tag(s):

Nabors Offshore Corporation v. Whistler Energy II, LLC

Citation:
18-30940 (5th Circuit, Jul 26,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
When can post-rejection damages be allowed as administrative expenses? The Court clarified: Claimant can prove "necessity" through "evidence of either a direct request from the...
Judge(s):
Higginson, Owen, Southwick
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