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Justices question bankruptcy courts’ authority in Anna Nicole Smith case

The 14-year legal battle over Anna Nicole Smith's late husband's fortune continues as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether a bankruptcy court can issue a final order on a compulsory counterclaim that is based in tort law, not the Bankruptcy Code.

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The next big civil rights case involves … Anna Nicole Smith?

The battle over the fortune of the late Texas tycoon J. Howard Marshall, who married former Playboy playmate and model Anna Nicole Smith shortly before his death, could have a dire and unintended consequence: quashing meritorious civil rights and contract actions.

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Court rules against Anna Nicole Smith’s estate

The estate of Anna Nicole Smith should not get any of the more than $300 million she claimed that J. Howard Marshall, a billionaire to whom she was married briefly, intended to leave her when he died, the 9th Circuit ...

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