Tag Archives: Bankruptcy Code

New federal study makes case for student loan relief

A new federal study recommends changes in consumer protection and bankruptcy law to provide relief for those Americans saddled with a share of the country’s $1 trillion in student loan debt, largely blaming private lenders for the problem.

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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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