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Tag Archives: Bankruptcy

Hockey fight enters the courtroom

I would consider myself a casual hockey fan; I especially enjoy the playoffs and the power of the playoff beards.  My one personal fan rule is that, whenever possible, I root for Canadian teams. It’s their sport, and I think it’s silly the National Hockey League expanded ...

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Bankruptcy judges just temping

The latest group to seek the government’s help in handling the economic downturn is the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.  Business, it seems, is too good there. As reported by our sister blog, D.C. Dicta, the Judicial Conference of the United States is ...

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Boscov’s leaving the Baltimore area

Say goodbye to your local Boscov’s, Baltimore-area shoppers. The Pennsylvania-based chain filed for bankruptcy Monday and announced it would be closing 10 of its 49 department stores. The hit list includes the stores at the Owings Mills Mall, the White ...

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Bankruptcy judge hopes he’s bad for business – his own

A federal bankruptcy judge, concerned about the number of young adults in his courtroom, started the Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Program several years ago to help high-school seniors and college freshmen — and many older adults, as well — ...

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