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Harrington v. Purdue Pharma, 2024. U.S. LEXIS 2848 (S. Ct June 27, 2024)

Harrington v. Purdue Pharma, 2024, Supreme Court of the United States
Decided June 27, 2024.

Dissent by Kavanaugh; Opinion by Gorsuch, J.

We hold only that the bankruptcy code does not authorize a release and injunction that, as part of a plan of reorganization under Chapter 11, effectively seeks to discharge claims against a nondebtor without the consent of affected claimants. Because the Second Circuit ruled otherwise, its judgment is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.