Arguable Property of the Bankruptcy Estate

Posted on Sep 25, 2013

Most creditors realize that when a debtor files a case under the Bankruptcy Code the creditor must cease all collection activity, whether that activity is directed against the debtor or against property of the bankruptcy estate. The bankruptcy estate includes all legal or equitable interests of the debtor in property, wherever located, and by whomever […]

Ramification of Supreme Court definition of supervisor for Title VII

Posted on Sep 12, 2013

Recently, in Vance v. Ball State Univ. the Supreme Court settled the issue as to who is supervisor for Title VII discrimination claims.┬á For purposes of imputing liability on an employer under Title VII, a supervisor is someone who has the authority to take tangible employment action against the employee, e.g., hire, fire, demote, promote, […]