Supreme Court backs masonry contractor bankruptcy case order

Sources: CP staff; U.S. Supreme Court; Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Denver

A unanimous Supreme Court decision affirms the U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit’s finding in Ritzen Group Inc. v. Jackson Masonry LLC, a case demonstrating U.S. Bankruptcy Court complexities. In a January 14 opinion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg details a tight framework for creditors seeking relief in bankruptcy court decisions, including a 14-day window for individual party appeals.

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