Ransom v. FIA Card Services

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Oct 4, 2010
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
8-1
Author
Kagan
Term

Holding: A debtor in bankruptcy who does not make loan or lease payments may not take the deduction that is otherwise available for ownership of an auto.

Plain English Holding: A debtor in bankruptcy who does not make loan or lease payments may not take the deduction that is otherwise available for ownership of an auto.

Judgment: Affirmed, on January 11, 2011. Justice Kagan authored the opinion, her first on the Court, with Justice Scalia dissenting, for an 8-1 vote

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