Upcoming Oral Argument in Supreme Court re the Scope of Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction in Mass Tort C

Monday, March 30, 2009, is the date for oral argument in the Supreme Court on the Travelers/Manville case. The appeal presents important issues regarding the extent of bankruptcy court power and jurisdiction in a Chapter 11 case arising from asbestos litigation. The outcome may well apply to all mass tort bankruptcies.

All the briefs are collected at this page of the Scotus wiki built as a companion to the respected Scotusblog. Expert commentary also is provided.

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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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