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Hartford Underwriters v. Union Planters Bank NA

Docket No.: 99-409
Argued: March 20, 2000
Decided: May 30, 2000

Topics:

Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy Act or Rules, or Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, Economic Activity, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Code, Civil Procedure

Petitioner: Hartford Underwriters
Respondent: Union Planters Bank NA

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 177 F.3d 719
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 1 (2000)
Question:

Does 11 USC Section 506(c) allow an administrative claimant in a bankruptcy case to seek payment of its administrative claim from the property of a bankrupt estate encumbered by a secured creditor's lien?

Hartford Underwriters v. Union Planters Bank NA
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 20, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Union Planters Bank NA, 0 vote(s) against

Hartford Underwriters v. Union Planters Bank NA
Case Documents

1Opinion in Hartford Underwriters v. Union Planters Bank NA
2Opinion in Hartford Underwriters v. Union Planters Bank NA
Additional documents for this case are pending review.