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  • Labor: The new frontier of bankruptcy discrimination

    A long-standing but rarely used cause of action has recently gained new life due to extended poor economic conditions and a “buyer’s market” for employers seeking to hire workers.

  • Litigation: A Stern gift that keeps on giving

    In Stern v. Marshall, the Supreme Court held that a non-Article III court, such as a bankruptcy court, may only constitutionally determine “public rights,” such as the resolution of a proof of claim filed in a bankruptcy, and not private rights, such as those to augment the estate.

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