A Precedential Debate

October 2015
ABI Journal;Oct2015, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p14
The article discusses various aspects related to the bankruptcy courts being made to follow the precedents created by the U.S. Supreme Court. It discusses the initiatives taken by the author, as a lawyer, to include Ohio in the use of § 522 (f) U.S. code, to strip judgment liens in bankruptcy cases, and presents the verdict by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, regarding usage of the bankruptcy lien-avoidance statute.


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