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Landlord can’t prevent assignment of commercial lease (access required)

The commercial property landlord failed to persuade the bankruptcy court that assigning the debtor’s lease to a new tenant was prohibited by the Bankruptcy Code, provisions in the debtor’s lease or provisions in other tenant’s leases. Background Before the court ...

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Mandatory minimum cannot be reduced by time served on related offense (access required)

A defendant was not entitled to a departure from the mandatory minimum sentence based on his completion of a term of imprisonment on a related offense because no congressional statute authorizes a departure from the mandatory minimum sentence on this ...

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