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Court reverses Anna Nicole Smith’s $450 million bankruptcy award

Although a bankruptcy court had the statutory authority to enter judgment on Anna Nicole Smith’s tortious interference counterclaim as a “core proceeding,” it lacked the authority under Article III of the Constitution to do so, the U.S. Supreme Court has ...

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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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