11th Circuit Addresses Split of Authority: Oral Statement Respecting Single Asset Falls Within Scope of §523(a)(2)(a) Rather Than §523(a)(2)(a)

By | Georgia Bankruptcy Blog | February 16, 2017
financial statementIn In re Appling (Appling v. Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP), No. 16-11911, 2017 WL 603833 (11th Cir. February 15, 2017) (click here for .pdf), the Court addressed a question that has divided several other courts – Can a statement about a single asset be a “statement respecting the debtor’s … financial condition” for purposes of 11 U.S.C. View Full Post
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Criminal Sentencing and the Problem of Free Will

Criminal calendars may be handled slightly differently in every jurisdiction. But they have one thing in common. At some point in every case, the lawyers will argue about why a person did that he did. And a judge or jury will evaluate this question and make a decision about what to do in light of that decision. View Full Post
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