Nash v. Gentile

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Special counsel to trustee properly sanctioned for meritless motions to amend dismissed complaints.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant special counsel was appointed special counsel to a trustee. The counsel filed two complaints alleging conversion, fraud, and breach of contract. A bankruptcy judge dismissed the complaints, and denied the counsel's motion to amend with prejudice. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York issued a decision and order sanctioning the counsel pursuant to 28 U.S.C.S. § 1927. The counsel appealed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2008, LexisNexis #0908-034