On Tuesday, President Trump nominated Neil M. Gorsuch from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s now long-vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The Gorsuch coverage is already deafening, but, unsurprisingly, there’s little about Judge Gorsuch’s bankruptcy opinions. However, unlike Judge Merrick Garland, former President Obama’s last nominee,

(The Capitol from the Supreme Court on 12/30/16 via Dave’s iPhone)

Once again from my in-laws’ home in Potomac, Maryland, here’s Plan Proponent’s Best of 2016 post. With our second year in the bag, we’ll dispense with the formalities and get straight to the Top 10, link by link. In honor of our Supreme

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Talk about timing. Yesterday, barely a week after Dave blogged about Justice Thomas’ admission that he might enjoy and appreciate bankruptcy cases more than his colleagues, Justice Thomas was the sole dissenting justice in the Supreme Court’s 7-1 decision in Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Daniel Lee Ritz. The stated

After an unplanned, exactly one month hiatus, we’re back! This long overdue post comes to you from Point Clear, Alabama, the site of the 2016 11th Circuit Judicial Conference, an event that brings together all of the federal judges in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida (i.e., the U.S. Marshals’ least favorite project every 2 years). Lest

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This will be a placeholder post for the Baker Botts, L.L.P. v. ASARCO, LLC timeline. On March 17, Delaware’s Judge Shannon formally adopted in his New Gulf Resources Chapter 11 case Judge Walrath’s Baker Botts opinion in Delaware’s Boomerang Tube Chapter 11 case. We’ve been covering Baker Botts and the fee-defense cost issue since June