In re Nifong

Ruling: 
Stay modified to allow Duke lacrosse players' malicious prosecution tort claims against debtor former prosecutor to proceed in state court.
Procedural posture: 
In the motion for relief before the court, movants requested that the court modify the automatic stay and permit them to proceed with the prosecution of a Civil Action in a federal district court in order to liquidate their claims against debtor. Movants also requested that the court stay further proceedings in the 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(6) dischargeability proceeding pending the outcome of the civil action.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 27,2008, LexisNexis #0808-014