The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems

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Aspen Law & Business, 2001 - Law - 1076 pages
Always the most teachable of Bankruptcy casebooks, now the most current as well, The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems, Fourth Edition, Is the perfect vehicle for a practical, realistic, and up-to-date course. Proven effective through years of classroom use, The Law of Debtors and Creditors offers: 45 teachable problem sets, containing realistic questions a lawyer considers in confronting the statutory provisions for a bankruptcy case explanatory text, For stronger student comprehension and more effective teaching a functional organization that parallels the way a bankruptcy case unfolds an overarching 'mega-problem' (involving a debtor and his closely held corporation) running throughout the book, To put facts in context and to illustrate how doctrine is applied to find solutions for a client separate, distinct coverage of consumer and business bankruptcy, tackling the more familiar consumer issues first impeccable scholarship from its nationally recognized authors In this edition -- a wide range of new and updated material, including: the latest developments on 'asset protection' through self-settled trusts and off-shore asset havens: more coverage of business liquidation materials coverage of a host of new environmental and post-confirmation issues in Chapter 11, including the wonderland of litigation trusts a new international section reflecting recent developments in this rapidly growing field discussion of theories of bankruptcy

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Part I - Individual Debt Collection (non-judicial remedies, State law debt collection); Part II - Consumer Bankruptcy; Part III - Business Bankruptcy (Ch 7 liquidation, Ch 11 reorganization); Part IV ... Read full review


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Elizabeth Warren worked as an elementary school teacher, a lawyer, and a law professor at Harvard University. She is the senior senator from Massachusetts. In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, she served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Her efforts to protect taxpayers, to hold Wall Street accountable, and to ensure tough oversight of both the Bush and Obama Administrations won praise from both sides of the aisle. The Boston Globe named her Bostonian of the Year in 2009 for her oversight efforts. She helped created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She is also the author of numerous books including All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan, The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke, and A Fighting Chance.

Jay Lawrence Westbrook is Benno C. Schmidt Chair of Business Law at the University of Texas School of Law.

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