Sua Sponte: Who Sponte? Why Sponte? You Sponte? Try Sponte?

Sua Sponte: Who Sponte? Why Sponte? You Sponte? Try Sponte?

By The Honorable Thomas Waldron, Jr., Bankr. S.D. Ohio (Retired)  Reprinted from Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, September 2012, with permission.  Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters/West.  For more information about this publication please visit www.west.thomson.com.

Sua Sponte

The focus of this article is the availability, and the desirability, of a bankruptcy judge employing sua sponte actions to ensure ethical and professional conduct in cases, contested matters and adversary proceedings and to protect the . . .

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