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Justices Take Up 'Entrenched' Split Over Bankruptcy Appeals

Law360, Washington (May 20, 2019, 1:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to clear up whether creditors must always immediately appeal bankruptcy orders barring outside claims against a debtor after it files a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition, granting review in a dispute over a $1.55 million real estate deal that went south.

The court will hear the case, Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry LLC, during the next term that begins in October. It did not explain its reasoning for granting certiorari, or review, as is customary.

According to petitioner Ritzen Group, the Supreme Court has the opportunity to resolve an “expressly acknowledged and now entrenched...

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