Supreme Court Agrees to Revisit Finality of Orders in Bankruptcy

By Lawrence R. Ahern III, Brown & Ahern (Nashville, TN)

Introduction

In Ritzen Group, Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC (In re Jackson Masonry, LLC),1 the Sixth Circuit reviewed circuit authority on finality of orders for appellate purposes and affirmed the district court's dismissal of an appeal from an order denying stay relief. The Court of Appeals said that, under 28 U.S.C.A. § 158(a), there is a two-part test for finality and denial of stay relief met the test. On May . . .

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