Justice Scalia Won't "Ransom" His Principles to Grant Justice Kagan a Unanimous First Opinion That Looks to BAPCPA's "Text, Context, and Purpose" to Support a Dubious Result

When reading recent US Supreme Court opinions interpreting BAPCPA, the statute's manifest flaws are the "elephant in the room" (origins of phrase here ), and Justice Kagan's recent opinion for the Court in Ransom v. FIA Card Services , N.A , 2011 U.S. LEXIS 608 (Jan. 11, 2011), ...

Henry Sommer and Professor Kenneth Klee Discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Ransom v. FIA Card Services (Includes Transcript)

On this edition, Henry Sommer, co-editor in chief of Collier on Bankruptcy and the LexisNexis Matthew Bender Collier line of bankruptcy publications and Kenneth Klee, Professor at UCLA School of Law, discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's Jan. 11, 2011 opinion in Ransom v. FIA Card Services. They outline...