Opinions are mixed on whether Stanford C. Stoddard can continue his winning streak in court.

The embattled Michigan banker is suing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for denying deposit insurance to his would-be bank. And though most legal and regulatory experts agreed that legally it's an uphill fight, they also acknowledge that Mr. Stoddard has a history of winning lawsuits against the regulators.

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