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Hamilton v. Lanning

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08-998 10th Cir. Mar 22, 2010
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Jun 7, 2010 8-1 Alito OT 2009

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondent in this case.

Holding: The Court held that a debtor œprojected income refers to future calculations based on actual income rather than those based on past income over a period of years.

Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 7, 2010. Justice Scalia dissented.

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