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Law of the Chicken

posted by Bob Lawless

A headline from last Friday's BNA's Bankruptcy Law Reporter, which reports recent cases and other legal developments, caught my eye:

Poultry Farmers Can't Rely on Promissory Estoppel Theory;
Proofs of Claim Denied

That seems like a pretty harsh rule for poultry farmers. I wonder whether it is some sort of corollary to the "widows and orphans rule" -- poultry farmers always lose. Ever since Schechter Poultry was effectively overruled, poultry farmers can't seem to catch a break in the federal courts.


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