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Settlement agreements don't release claims related to fraud around the settlement itself

A recent decision out of the Eastern District of Louisiana, In re Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 09-2047 (behind paywall), stems from a multi-district litigation over the sale of Chinese drywall in the Southeast during rebuilding efforts after… … Continue reading

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In an annulment, the facts that justify the court declaring a nullity precede the marriage itself; in the alternative, the facts which give rise to a dissolution of the marriage arise during the marriage itself

Law Lessons from an unpublished “Annulment vs. Divorce” case — SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY; Essex Vicinage; Hon. Marcella Matos Wilson, J.S.C., March 28, 2018: The grounds for both annulment and divorce are controlled by statutes N.J.S.A. 2A:34-1 and N.J.S.A. … Continue reading

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Equitable Subordination of a Creditors Secured Claim when such Secured Creditor is, itself, in

In a majority opinion dated December 15, 2009, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel held that a chapter 11 debtor may not equitably subordinate a creditors claim and transfer the lien securing that claim, when such creditor is, itself, in bankruptcy, before … Continue reading

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There's only one master of The Commodores: the group itself

Commodores Entertainment Corp. v. McClary, 2018 WL 327302, No. 16-15794 (11th Cir. Jan. 9, 2018)McClary was an original member of the award-winning Commodores, but, by his own admission, he “split from the band” in 1984 to strike out on his … Continue reading

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China Commits Itself to Abide by All Principles of Outer Space Treaty: Chinese Envoy

by Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz with the blog faculty Source: CRIEnglish.com China committed itself to stick to all basic principles provided in outer space treaties, conduct all explorations and use of outer space for the benefits of the whole mankind, said … Continue reading

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