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Professor Soper discussed Mike Lindell's 2004 Minnesota bankruptcy case. Lindell characterizes the bankruptcy as a "fake bankruptcy" in his 2019 book. Soper explains the fraudulent transactions Lindell undertook surrouding the…

As the St. Paul Archdiocese bankruptcy drags into its fourth year, Professor Christoper Soper spoke with the Star Tribune about recent developments in the case. Soper, who represented many insurance carriers in…

Professor Chris Soper spoke on MPR News about the ongoing bankruptcy of the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese. Soper explained one of the contentious issues in the case: whether non-debtor entities such as parishes and…

Professor Christopher Soper spoke on MPR about the sexual abuse claimants' counter-proposal in the ongoing bankruptcy of the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese. Soper told MPR that although creditors may have…

Professor Chris Soper commented to both the Star Tribune and MPR News on the Archdiocese of St. Paul and…

Professor Christopher Soper spoke to Minnesota Public Radio about the ongoing Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case. The Archdiocese claims that the assets of the separately incorporated parishes, schools, and…

Professor Christopher Soper spoke to MPR News about the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy proceeding, which is currently pending in Minnesota federal bankrutpcy court. The Archdiocese will likely file a plan of…

Professor Christopher Soper commented in the Star Tribune about the ongoing bankruptcy of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The Archdiocese sought more time to propose a bankruptcy plan of reorganization. "…

Professors Brad Clary and Christopher Soper were interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer for an article entitled "Kagan to Law Schools: Go Deep. Schools to Kagan: We Are." "We're doing quite a bit," said Clary. "Legal analysis…

Professor Christopher Soper spoke on Minnesota Public Radio about the claims resolution process underway in the Twin Cities' Archdiocese bankruptcy. He said the church will need to evaluate the 407 abuse claims filed against it to…
Professor Christopher Soper discussed with MPR News what assets might be available to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to pay claims in bankruptcy. "The answer is: It depends," said Soper. He expects close scrutiny of…
Professor Christopher Soper explained on Minnesota Public Radio the court's mediation order following a hearing in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case and said that court-ordered mediation in church…