Lawniczak considers the circumstances under which the doctrine of equitable
mootness prevents appellate review of a consummated plan of reorganization. In
particular, he focuses on three recent appellate cases, from the Fifth, Sixth
and Tenth Circuits, and analyzes the different approaches...
This Emerging Issues
Analysis analyzes the judicially-created doctrine of "equitable
mootness." Although equitable mootness has historically been viewed as a
powerful tool for debtors to limit appellate review of orders confirming their
chapter 11 plans, recent decisions in the Fifth and...