Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

PEM Entities LLC v. Levin

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-492 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether bankruptcy courts should apply a federal rule of decision (as five circuits have held) or a state law rule of decision (as two circuits have held, expressly acknowledging a split of authority) when deciding to recharacterize a debt claim in bankruptcy as a capital contribution.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 11 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2016)
Oct 19 2016Waiver of right of respondent Eric M. Levin, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 2 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 7 2016Response Requested . (Due December 7, 2016)
Dec 2 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2016.
Dec 14 2016Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 14, 2017.
Feb 16 2017Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 28, 2017.
Feb 28 2017Brief of respondents Eric M. Levin, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 14 2017Reply of petitioner PEM Entities LLC filed.
Mar 15 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.
 
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