On August 2, 2021, D. Conn. Bankr. L. Civ. P. 9083-6 became effective. Local Rule 9083-6 creates a volunteer lawyer pro bono program for consumer Chapter 7 cases. It is the product of a lengthy collaboration involving Chief Judge Julie A. Manning and Judges Ann M. Nevins and James J. Tancredi of the United States Bankruptcy Court in Connecticut; the. . .
While the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act provided $175 billion in relief funds to health care providers generally, those funds were not devoted solely to hospitals and were distributed based on various criteria that did not correspond to financial need. Consequently, many rural and safety-net hospitals still. . .