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This Article is a review of select bankruptcy opinions issued in 2016 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The selected bankruptcy opinions surveyed and summarized by the Authors involve the following bankruptcy topics: Stale Debt Collection, the Dischargeability of Debts, Exemptions, Contempt, Judicial Estoppel, and the Rules of Procedure. During 2016, the Eleventh Circuit addressed some "exceptionally important" issues arising in consumer bankruptcy cases and created a circuit split requiring resolution by the United States Supreme Court.