Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Campbell v. The Hanover Insurance Company

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-16 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: (1) Whether a party asserting a “new value” defense to a preference claim pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 547(c)(1) must prove the specific value “in money or money’s worth” of the assets transferred to the debtor, as the Third, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits have held, or a mere approximation of value, as the Fourth Circuit below and the Eighth Circuit, as well as inconsistent Third and Tenth Circuit decisions, have held.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 27 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 1, 2013)
Jul 30 2013Brief of respondent The Hanover Insurance Company in opposition filed.
Aug 13 2013Reply of petitioner Stanley Marvin Campbell filed. TBP
Aug 14 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 30, 2013.
Oct 7 2013Petition DENIED.
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