Judge Lee: bankruptcy judge who cared
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Joe Lee, who died last week at 89, presided over some of the largest, most complex bankruptcies to ever land in the Eastern District of Kentucky, and was recognized nationally as an expert in bankruptcy law. But what guided Judge …
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Bankruptcy Beat: Jockeys Nearing Finishing Line in 25-Year Civil and
The focus of the case from that point forward was whether the California state law judgment for fraud should be given preclusive effect on the bankruptcy non-dischargeability claim for fraud and, in particular, whether the element of “justifiable …
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Supreme Court Removes Cloud Over Bankruptcy Judges' Powers, But Creditors
Wellness is the third case recently taken by the Supreme Court, challenging the power of U.S. Bankruptcy Judges to enter judgments in disputes involving state-law issues that are not inextricably related to a claim that has been filed by the party …
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