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Highland Capital Management, L.P. v. NexPoint Advisors, L.P.

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-631 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Section 524(e) of the Bankruptcy Code, as its text suggests, states only the effect of a discharge on third parties’ liability for a debtor’s own debts or instead constrains the power of a court when confirming a plan of reorganization.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 03 2022Application (22A397) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 6, 2022 to January 5, 2023, submitted to Justice Alito.
Nov 08 2022Application (22A397) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 5, 2023.
Jan 05 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 8, 2023)
Feb 03 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 8, 2023 to February 15, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 06 2023Waiver of right of respondents Highland Income Fund; NexPoint Strategic Opportunities Fund; Highland Global Allocation Fund; and NexPoint Capital, Inc. to respond filed.
Feb 06 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 15, 2023.
Feb 06 2023Waiver of right of respondent The Dugaboy Investment Trust to respond filed.
Feb 10 2023Brief of respondent NexPoint Advisors, L.P., et al. filed.
Mar 08 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/24/2023.
Mar 20 2023Response Requested. (Due April 19, 2023)
Apr 11 2023Letter dated April 11, 2023 from counsel for respondents Highland Income Fund, et al. filed.
Apr 19 2023Response to petition from respondents The Dugaboy Investment Trust and Get Good Trust filed. VIDED.
Apr 21 2023Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Apr 25 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/11/2023.
May 15 2023The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.