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September 19, 2022

Following the Model Rules and erecting ethical screens allows adversary lawyers to date and marry.

September 13, 2022

Being removed from an official committee doesn’t harm the former member’s pecuniary interests and therefore doesn’t confer appellate standing.

August 23, 2022

Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York barred a chapter 11 claims agent from selling the claims docket to a claims trader in return for a share of the fees earned by the trader.

August 22, 2022

In fee allowances, considering ‘results obtained’ survived the 1994 amendments to Section 330(a).

August 5, 2022

The Ninth Circuit again questions the Supreme Court’s ‘atextual’ analysis of Section 523(a)(7).

July 27, 2022

An adverse inference sanction for spoliation of evidence is reviewed for abuse of discretion by the district court after withdrawal of the reference.

July 18, 2022

A motion for sanctions may be filed after judgment, as long as the 21-day safe harbor has elapsed before judgment.

June 29, 2022

Despite contrary Second Circuit dicta, retiring Judge Robert Drain certified a nationwide class in a suit for violation of the discharge injunction.

June 15, 2022

The Supreme Court on June 13 declined to hear two bankruptcy cases in the term to begin next October.

June 8, 2022

Judge Christopher Klein lays out the requisites for imposing sanctions under Rule 9011 for frivolous filings.