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Sensenich v. PHH Mortgage Corporation

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1322 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether appellate courts may affirm a bankruptcy sanctions order on an alternate correct ground even if the order does not analyze the ground; (2) whether sanctions based on inherent judicial power always require a finding of bad faith; and (3) whether Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 3002.1 authorizes punitive fines as a form of “appropriate relief.”

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 19 2022Application (21A349) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 30, 2022 to March 17, 2022, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Jan 22 2022Application (21A349) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until March 17, 2022.
Mar 05 2022Application (21A349) to extend further the time from March 17, 2022 to March 31, 2022, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Mar 10 2022Application (21A349) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until March 31, 2022.
Mar 31 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 4, 2022)
Apr 05 2022Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Hon. Melanie Cyganowski (Ret.), et al.
May 03 2022Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees.
May 04 2022Brief of respondent PHH Mortgage Corporation in opposition filed.