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Inside: A Stern decision and what a creditor can take from the ruling

The Supreme Court held in Stern v. Marshall that the bankruptcy court lacked authority to hear the estate matter

A stripper, an 89-year-old billionaire and a drug overdose — whoever said bankruptcy was boring?

By now, the details of the late Anna Nicole Smith’s battle to obtain half of her octogenarian husband’s billion-dollar estate are well known. But less discussed is how her life continues to reshape the practice of bankruptcy law, which may – ironically – be her biggest legacy.

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William Choslovsky

A Harvard Law School graduate who clerked for two courts, William Choslovsky is a partner at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP (Chicago), where he focuses...

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