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Common Terms in Consumer Bankruptcy – Part Two

In Part One of this series, we began reviewing some common terms you may hear during a consumer bankruptcy case. It is important to understand what is happening in your bankruptcy, which is possible with the help of an experienced Minnesota...
October 21, 2018/by William Kain

This week at the court

On Friday the justices will meet for their October 26 conference; John Elwood’s Relist Watch compiles the petitions that were relisted for this conference.
The calendar for the November sitting, which will begin on Monday, October 29, is availabl...
October 21, 2018/by Andrew Hamm

Common Terms in Consumer Bankruptcy – Part One

While bankruptcy can provide many benefits for consumers struggling with debt, the process can be a confusing one. Specifically, you may hear many terms during your case with which you may not be entirely familiar. It is important to have t...
October 20, 2018/by William Kain

Before lecture on war powers, Gorsuch laments public’s lack of knowledge of the judiciary

On Wednesday night, the Supreme Court Historical Society hosted a lecture by Professor Matthew Waxman on Charles Evans Hughes’ evolving thoughts on the flexibility of constitutional restrictions on government during wartime and peacetime. As is typical of these events, a sitting justice introduced the lecturer. This time it was Justice Neil Gorsuch, the first time […]
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October 19, 2018/by Jon Levitan

(Video) IS IT POSSIBLE FOR MY CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY TO BE DENIED?

There are numerous reasons why a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy discharge can be denied. Section 727 of the Bankruptcy Code outlines these reasons.
Section 727(a)(2) states that if debtor, with the intent to hinder, delay, or defraud a creditor or a...
October 19, 2018/by Wesley Scott

SCOTUS Map: October 2018

The Supreme Court justices strove to calm the frayed nerves of a nation in the aftermath of the Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s tumultuous confirmation fight, attempting to restore a narrative about a nonpartisan and independent court that had been damaged with each twist of the hearings. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, making a joint appearance […]
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October 19, 2018/by Victoria Kwan

Court issues new circuit assignments

Thirteen days after Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as the Supreme Court’s newest associate justice, the court today issued a new set of circuit justice assignments, which take effect immediately. The new list was the second one in the past few months, replacing the assignment list issued after Justice Anthony Kennedy retired on July 31, leaving […]
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October 19, 2018/by Amy Howe

Friday round-up

Yesterday the federal government asked the justices to halt discovery and an upcoming trial in a lawsuit filed by a group of teenagers who allege that the government’s environmental policies are contributing to climate change. Amy Howe covers the filing for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. Additional […]
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October 19, 2018/by Edith Roberts

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