Bankruptcy Law

Constitutional Law

Bank has standing to challenge constitutionality of federal consumer agency, appeals court says

Bankruptcy Law

Law firm submits latest $40M bill in Madoff case, cites $553M recovery

Trials & Litigation

Bankruptcy firm chief sues ex-associate for $1M over alleged software conspiracy

Contract Law

Law firm owes $35M to car dealers because it also represented government in GM talks

Business of Law

Once-mighty real estate boutique files for bankruptcy, a year after claimed $30M embezzlement

Bankruptcy Law

Will the Affordable Care Act lead to fewer personal bankruptcy filings?

U.S. Supreme Court

Law firms can’t collect fees for defending bankruptcy fee applications, Supreme Court rules

Legal Ethics

‘Unclean hands’ doesn’t bar medical pot biz from recovering $25K taken by lawyer, 9th Circuit says

U.S. Supreme Court

Bankruptcy judges may decide related issues with parties’ consent, SCOTUS rules

Criminal Justice

Nonlawyer accused of running law offices and $1.6M in thefts faces bankruptcy and tax charges

Bankruptcy Law

New bankruptcy clawback concept: Trustee pushes college, student to cough up tuition paid by parents

Trials & Litigation

Bankruptcy judge threatens to send 2 lawyers to the slammer for 30 days for ignoring $49K sanction

Obituaries

Trailblazing bankruptcy lawyer Harvey Miller dies at 82

Bankruptcy Law

Ex-Dewey partner’s $500K loan shouldn’t be discharged because he lied about assets, bank says

Real Estate & Property Law

Man is jailed for refusing to turn over Facebook and Twitter passwords in business bankruptcy case

Media & Communications Law

Judge: If media wanted me to OK video cameras in Detroit bankruptcy case, I would have

Bankruptcy Law

Federal judge jails ex-billionaire for contempt until he explains where $13.8M from resort sale went

Consumer Law

GM bankruptcy filing in 2009 blocks economic loss claims in ignition-switch cases, judge rules

Law Firms

Judge sees ‘self-congratulatory blather’ in BigLaw brief; paralegals blamed for error

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer and wife win $26M jury verdict; defendant cab company immediately files bankruptcy