Judge Unsure About Letter As Fix For Boy Scout Email Row

By Rick Archer (November 29, 2021, 8:54 PM EST) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge questioned Monday whether she had the authority to order a pair of feuding law firms in the Boy Scouts of America's case to send a joint letter as a proposed fix to an explosive email that stoked fears the vote on a Chapter 11 plan had been tainted.

At a virtual hearing, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein asked counsel for the case's official tort claimants committee what legal authority backed its proposal that she order attorney Thomas Kosnoff and Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck PC to communicate with their clients.

"I'm not sure who is entitled...

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