On Monday, the Supreme Court granted three cert petitions. One of those petitions involves what evidence bankruptcy courts must use in determining a debtor’s “projected disposable income” before calculating a Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan. Hamilton Chapter 13 Trustee v. Lanning, No. 08-998. The second petition asks the Court to determine whether the National Labor Relations Board may decide cases when only two of its five members are present. New Process Steel v. National Labor Relations Board, No. 08-1457. And the third petition questions whether state residents may commence civil actions in federal court against a state over tax breaks, when the action may intrude upon state tax systems. Levin, Tax Commissioner of Ohio v. Commerce Energy, Inc., No. 09-223.
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