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It has been argued that ideology alone is unlikely to render a candidate unconfirmable provided his qualifications scores are high; if a nominee lacks sufficient qualifications, ideology can derail a nomination.
105) In In re Putnam, the bankruptcy court commented that "[t]his does not mean, of course, that a debtor can move out of his home the day before bankruptcy and then modify his home loan; such manipulation and trickery would be evidence of bad faith which might render a plan unconfirmable pursuant to [section] 1129(a)(3) of the Code.
According to one unconfirmable story, he was called for by name and led off by guards as soon as the train arrived at Auschwitz, then sent to the crematorium, where he was burned alive.
1992) (describing control contest between former management and shareholders that resulted in an unconfirmable plan proposing only a nominal distribution to unsecured creditors); see also H.
As the Lenders will vote to reject the Plan, the Plan is patently unconfirmable.
A second issue that may arise regarding death trap provisions at the disclosure hearing is that courts may refuse to approve a reorganization plan where, on its face, it is unconfirmable.
The problem with this, Smolin explains, is that string theory is not really a theory in the scientific sense of the word; it is unsupported by experiment, unfalsifiable, and unconfirmable.
Bolton unconfirmable in the eyes of the Senate, then talented Americans have no place in our government.
26, 2004), reprinted in Irrecusable and Unconfirmable, 7 Green Bag 2d 277, 280 (2004).
This is more than the cynical observation that the future ain't what it used to be--more like the disquieting intimation that their future is still making some kind of claim on the present, but only in the form of an unconfirmable rumor from the past.
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft probably has the stature but would be unconfirmable.
36) Figuring Mike's road journey as a search for natural origins forever supplanted by signs has the effect of making Dick's version of Mike's birth--he is the offspring of a cardshark Sharon shot dead at a drive-in showing of Rio Bravo-equally plausible since equally unconfirmable.