DIDN’T SEE THAT COMING: RECENT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS AND ETHICS

(Reprinted from Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, January 2011, with permission.  Copyright © 2011 Thomson Reuters/West.  For more information about this publication please visit www.west.thomson.com.)

By Thomas F. WaldronU.S. Bankruptcy Judge (Retired)

INTRODUCTION

The last term of the United States Supreme Court produced several significant bankruptcy decisions: Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz v. United States, 130 S. Ct. 1324, U.S. 2010, United Student Aid Funds Inc. v. Espinosa, 130 S. Ct. 1367, U.S. 2010 and Hamilton v. Lanning . . .

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