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BANKRUPTCY

Can a Chapter 11 debtor pursue a reorganization plan that proposes to sell encumbered assets at auction free and clear of liens without allowing a secured lender to bid its credit? See “Justices to decide ‘cramdown’ rights of secured lender” ...

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BANKRUPTCY

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. See “Court reverses Anna Nicole ...

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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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