June 27, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Ex-Dewey finance chief urges London partners to team up for US defense --- Banks Pressure Former Dewey Partners to Repay Loans
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Lawyer Explains Why The 'Real Housewives' Keep Going Bankrupt
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Greenberg, Paul Weiss, Wachtell, Crowell: Business of Law
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Connolly Bove Preparing for Breakup, Sources Say
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Who Wants It All?
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Why Don't Economists Read the Legal Literature?
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Euro Fever and Biglaw Transfer Value
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Texas A&M Partners with Texas Wesleyan to Buy Law School for $20M, Create Special Degree Programs
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An Unsettling Online Disclosure for 220 UF Law Students and Applicants Who Sought a Roommate
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Embarrassment of Riches, Class of 2011 Graduate Has TWO Job Offers
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Federal Judge Nixes Lawyer’s Plan to Take Day Off from Capital Trial to Attend Hemingway Event
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Federal Judge Finds Longtime DC Defense Lawyer Charles Daum Guilty in Client’s Faked-Evidence Scheme
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Quote of the Day: Sorry, But No One Feels Bad For You
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Courtney Love's Ex-Lawyer Sues Over Fees, Details Her Legal Exploits
(DBN)

5 Attorney Golf Rules for the Novice Law Firm Golfer
(DBN)

'Oh, Just Crawl up the Stairs'
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Tampa Rape Victim Sues After Jailer Refused Emergency Contraception Pill Due To Religious Beliefs
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Man Charged With Assault With A Dangerous Weapon After Throwing French Fries At Step Daughter
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Judges:

E. Idaho judge renamed to federal bankruptcy bench
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9th Circuit's Bankruptcy Chief Gets Another Term
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Obama could target Supreme Court if health-care law falls
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Perhaps Justice Scalia is reading the wrong Constitution? --- Scalia's Arizona Immigration Dissent
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The Supreme Court: Just Politics by Other Means?
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New York needs a world-class state business court. Or does it? --- Task force unveils wish list for New York's commercial division
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Former NC Judge, Defense Lawyer and Legal Assistant Indicted re Court’s Handling of DWI Cases
(DBN)

Scalia Dissent Hits Obama Immigration Policy; Law Prof Calls Justice an ‘Intolerable Blowhard’
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Probe Into Madam Justice Lori Douglas Gets Underway
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Wall Street:

US Stock Futures Little Changed
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U.S. shares close higher on housing data; Dow up 0.26%
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Layoffs:

National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Banking:

Too Big to Fail? Then Get a Living Will
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Breaking Up Big Banks Hard to Do as Market Forces Fail
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Aviation:

AMR reports $55M operating profit, $132M net loss in May
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Union talks heat up at American Airline as deadline approaches
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Ruling on American Airlines' labor contracts expected Friday
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Finnish charter airline Air Finland files for bankruptcy
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Health Care:

Two hospitals sued after filing bankruptcy
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Golf:

Cordillera Golf Club, LLC Announces Reorganization Plan Under Chapter 11
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Corporate Reform:

Report: SEC Is Going After Hedge Fund Billionaire Phil Falcone
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Religion:

Priest in U.S. church abuse case seeks release from jail
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Economy:

Treasuries Fall Amid Speculation on Prospects for Europe Crisis
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Consumer Confidence in US Declines to a Five-Month Low
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These Two Charts Might Change Everything You Believe About The National Debt
(DBN)

This Is NOT An Economy That's On The Verge Of Recession
(DBN)

Morgan Stanley's Amazing Presentation On The State Of Everything That's Important In The World
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Home Prices in US Cities Fall at Slowest Pace Since '10
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Home Prices Showing Signs of a Turnaround: Case Shiller
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City-by-city breakdown of US house prices
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Housing Exuberance Led by Shiller's U.S. Glamorous Cities
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Report: Mass. home sales hit 2-year high in May
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Municipalities:

Stockton bankruptcy talks run very late --- Stockton to file for bankruptcy , will be largest US city to fail --- Stockton, California, to File for Bankruptcy , After Talks Fail --- Bankruptcy 'Only Choice Left,' City Manager Says --- Down and Out in Stockton --- Should Investors Be Worried?
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Stockton: Council expected to OK bankruptcy filing
(DBN)

Biggest City Bankruptcy Looms Over Stockton
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If bankruptcy declared, Stockton promises to pay some bills
(DBN)

Pendency — what does it mean?
(DBN)

Public mood is tense, fearful
(DBN)

Stockton Facing Possible Bankruptcy ; Who's Next?
(DBN)

Stockton Could Learn a Lesson from Vallejo
(DBN)

Report: AB506 not up to snuff
(DBN)

Harrisburg, Pa. leaders sue to block receiver
(DBN)

As state Legislature pushes bankruptcy ban, Harrisburg could run out of cash by October
(DBN)

Some tout bankruptcy as Scranton's way out, others say it's no picnic
(DBN)

Map Shows Which States Are The 'Greeces' Of America
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Recent U.S. municipal bankruptcies
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The 15 Hottest American Cities Of The Future
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra in bankruptcy fraud plea deal
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Pensions:

Bankruptcy court grants motion for continued benefit payments
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Retiree wants bankruptcy judge to deny attorneys' request
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Former state trooper sentenced to 4 years in mortgage-fraud scheme
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Autos:

America's taxpayers lost big in UAW bailout
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IP:

Tech firms object to proposed Kodak patent-auction rules
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Debt Collection:

Collection Law Firm Sends $26,573 Check to Client City; Taxpayer’s Money Was Taken by Ex-Employee
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Fraud:

The Crazy Story Of Samuel Israel, The Ponzi Schemer Who Faked His Own Suicide And Sparked An International Manhunt
(DBN)

Research firm exec admits insider trading charges
(DBN)

Spike in Accounting Fraud Class Actions Attributed to Reverse Mergers
(DBN)

Rajaratnam Cooperator Smith Granted Two Years’ Probation
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Tax:

IRS offshore tax programs pull in $5 billion
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(4 new opinions today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (39 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (14 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
(large downloads)

UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

(1)- (2)- (3)- (4)- (5)- (6)- (7)- (8)- (9)- (10)
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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Miscellaneous:

MF Global, Polly Peck's Nadir, Sean Quinn Contempt: Bankruptcy
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Rochelle on Houghton Mifflin Venue, Hostess Opinion: Audio
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Automatic Stay:

Automatic Stay Ruling Previews Court’s Take on Plan Classification
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Alternative Energy:

NextEra takes a shine to big solar project
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Celebs:

Lenny Dykstra to Enter Plea in Bankruptcy Fraud Case
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Lawyer Recounts Travails of Representing Courtney Love in Lawsuit re Alleged $400K in Unpaid Fees
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Museums:

Proposed slavery museum in Va. seeks OK of plan
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Cross-Border:

Mexican glassmaker case may export US bankruptcy rules
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UK:

Ten NHS trusts in debt crisis
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Tax haven Jersey is feuding with the UK
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EU:

European shares edge up, euro flat ahead of EU summit
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Merkel Vows 'No Euro Bonds as Long as I Live'
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European Union Prods Germany With Fiscal Plan
(DBN)

To Save the Euro, Leave It
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European plan tries to convince Germany to do more
(DBN)

Cyprus rescue package may equal half its economy
(DBN)

Plans to Ease Euro Crisis Are Ambitious but Long-Term
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UBS's Guide To The Most Troubled Countries In The Eurozone
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PIIGS:

Spain pays sharply higher rates in debt auction --- Spanish Prime Minister: Reduce Our Borrowing Costs Now
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ie: Taoiseach says Cabinet approved Personal Insolvency Bill which will cut bankruptcy period to 3 years from 12
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Deadlock Looms In Italy As Monti Threatens Resignation And Berlusconi Wants Euro Exit
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Canada:

Canada consumer confidence drops sharply in June
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Fort Erie pharmaceutical plant goes bankrupt
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BRIC:

Are the BRIC Nations Cracking?
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Brazil:

Brazil loan defaults hit record high as borrowing costs fall
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Japan:

'Commuter Hell' In Tokyo
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