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Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Time Lawyers Pricing Themselves Out
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
Bill on Bankruptcy: Madoff Victims Rooting for Stanford Victory
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims brought by singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren and his wife Michelle Rundgren against JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Chase). Since the Rundgrens’ claims...more
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Seventh Circuit to Lac Du Flambeau: "They Can't Touch You"
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