Understanding Bankruptcy

Author: Jeff Ferriell
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327182865
Format: PDF
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This book provides a detailed introduction to bankruptcy and related state and federal debtor-creditor law. It is equally useful in an introductory Creditors' Rights course that emphasizes bankruptcy; a free-standing Bankruptcy course; or an advanced course in Chapter 11 Reorganization. It provides an ample explanation of the issues likely to arise in any of these courses, specifically including issues raised by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. It is also a useful and inexpensive single-volume guide for new and experienced bankruptcy practitioners. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Reconstructing Contracts

Author: Douglas G. Baird
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674073584
Format: PDF
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Douglas Baird takes stock of the current state of contract doctrine and in the process reinvigorates the classic framework of Anglo-American contract law, showing that Oliver Wendell Holmes’s set of principles, properly understood, continue to provide the best guide to contracts for a new generation of students, practitioners, and judges.

Cases Problems and Materials on Bankruptcy

Author: Barry E. Adler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781587787577
Format: PDF, Docs
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This easy-to-teach casebook offers a clear explanation of the bankruptcy process. The text challenges the student with commentary and questions that explore both new and classical bankruptcy themes. The book is fully updated and addresses:The 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code including means testing for consumer debtorsThe recent trend toward creditor control of the Chapter 11 reorganization process.

Bankruptcy and the U S Supreme Court

Author: Ronald J. Mann
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107160189
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides a comprehensive study of the Supreme Court's bankruptcy cases, illustrating and explaining the structural reasons for the Court's narrow bankruptcy perspective.

A Short and Happy Guide to Bankruptcy

Author: Bruce Markell
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634594936
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bankruptcy is a complicated subject that covers a lot of ground. Bankruptcy lawyers can be found on Main Street and Wall Street. This efficient and effective guide to Bankruptcy will help you see the big picture. The authors focus on explaining the key concepts or building blocks that apply in any type of bankruptcy case, and then help you see those concepts in action in cases under the different chapters of the Bankruptcy Code, in proceedings ranging from individual consumer debtors in Chapter 7 or 13 to Fortune 500 Corporations in Chapter 11. To make the learning process more bearable, the authors have also infused the book with humor. Each of the authors is nationally-renowned law teacher who has practiced and taught Bankruptcy for many years. One of them is even a former bankruptcy judge. Based on that experience, in this book they have set forth understandable techniques for mastering the law governing bankruptcy law, procedure, and real-world practice (in an exceedingly attractive manner).

Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts

Author: Marvin A. Chirelstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781609303303
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Recommended in more than 100 schools, the updated seventh edition of Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts is a readable primer that offers first-year law students a reliable overview of the major themes and leading cases in the field of the law of contracts. This contracts primer is straightforward and uncluttered, covering the main themes of the first-year contracts course, together with related cases.

The Law of Bankruptcy

Author: Charles Jordan Tabb
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781599412566
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This comprehensive text includes exhaustive analysis and discussion of the 2005 BAPCPA amendments and evolving case law, and covers an overview of bankruptcy; invoking bankruptcy relief; automatic stay; jurisdiction and procedure; property of the estate; trustee's avoiding powers; payment of claims; executory contracts and unexpired leases; exemptions; discharge; reorganization under Chapter 11; debt adjustments under Chapter 13 (individuals); and debt adjustments under Chapter 12 (family farmers and fishermen).

The Amicus Brief

Author: Reagan William Simpson
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781604427646
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Previous edition, 2004, had subtitle : How to be a good friend of the court ; first edition, 1998, has subtitle : How to write it and use it effectively.

Game Theory and the Law

Author: Douglas G. Baird
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674341111
Format: PDF
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This book is the first to apply the tools of game theory and information economics to advance our understanding of how law works. The book highlights the basic mechanisms at work and lays out a natural progression in the sophistication of the game concepts and legal problems considered. 47 line illustrations.