William K. Harrington, United States Trustee, Region 2, Petitioner v. Purdue Pharma L.P., et al.

  1. October 23, 2023

    High Court Told Purdue's Ch. 11 Liability Waiver Is Legal

    Purdue Pharma and parties to its Chapter 11 proceedings urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a deal releasing the Sacklers from civil claims in exchange for their contributing at least $5.5 billion to the bankruptcy estates for victim compensation and opioid abatement, saying the liability releases are permitted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

  2. October 20, 2023

    SG Wants Ch. 11 Carve-Out Cases Stalled Until Purdue Ruling

    The U.S. solicitor general's office urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to put on hold two dueling appeals over liability waivers included in troubled investment firm Highland Capital Management LP's Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan until the justices decide a similar case involving the Sackler family and the opioid crisis.

  3. September 29, 2023

    5 Supreme Court Cases To Watch This Fall

    The U.S. Supreme Court will tackle a variety of questions in the first half of its 2023 term that will have a broad impact on federal regulators' power and the authority of courts to intercede in major aspects of American life.