BANKRUPTCY CODE

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In 2005, Respondent ASARCO, a copper mining company, filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the federal Bankruptcy Code (the “Code”) due to mounting cash-flow and litigation problems. In re ASARCO, 751 F.3d 291, 293 (5th Cir. 2014). Prior...

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Bankruptcy law provides for the reduction or elimination of certain debts, and can provide a timeline for the repayment of nondischargeable debts over time. It also permits individuals and organizations to repay secured debt--typically debt...

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In 2014 Respondent, Aleida Johnson, filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Alabama. See Johnson v. Midland Funding, 823 F.3d 1334, 1335 (2016). Petitioner, Midland...