Author: David A. Skeel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2003-11-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Bankruptcy in America, in contrast to most other countries, signifies a chance for debtors to stop and recover. This text probes the political dynamics behind this system and provides an account of the journey American bankruptcy law has taken from its beginnings in 1800 to the present day.
Author: Robert K. Rasmussen
Release Date: 2007
Bankruptcy Stories explores the landmark decisions that shape modern bankruptcy law and practice. Alan Schwartz, George Triantis, David Skeel, Barry Adler and other leading scholars critically examine the basic foundations of bankruptcy doctrine from Case v. Los Angeles Lumber to Butner to Maxwell Communications. In ten short and accessible chapters, Bankruptcy Stories provides students with an understanding of the institutional, economic and social forces that shape our bankruptcy system. The cases cover corporate, individual and transnational bankruptcy and illustrate the role that the Solicitor General plays in shaping bankruptcy law. The book focuses on the ways lawyers have operated within the parameters set by the Bankruptcy Code, such as establishing the Manville Asbestos Trust.
Author: David Epstein
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2017-04-30
This classic student text, used by tens of thousands of law students for over 45 years has been revised to reflect changes in case law, changes in bankruptcy practices, and changes in bankruptcy casebooks. Today's bankruptcy courses are now much more than just the automatic stay, avoiding powers, and discharge. As bankruptcy classes have become more comprehensive, more students have found this book helpful in comprehending reading assignments, class discussions, and exam questions.
Author: Jana Morgan
Publisher: Penn State Press
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Political Science
"Explores the phenomenon of party system collapse through a detailed examination of Venezuela's traumatic party system decay, as well as a comparative analysis of collapse in Bolivia, Colombia, and Argentina and survival in Argentina, India, Uruguay, and Belgium"--Provided by publisher.
Author: David Epstein
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2016-12-16
This book focuses on the material covered in a typical law school course on Bankruptcy. It covers both business and consumer bankruptcy. The book explains basic bankruptcy concepts and then uses those concepts to make code provisions understandable.
Author: Kenneth S. Abraham
Publisher: West Publishing Company
Release Date: 2002-01
The perfect accompaniment to any torts casebook, The Forms and Functions of Tort Law covers all the major cases and issues in the standard torts course, sharing Professor Abraham?s scholarly insights developed over 25 years of teaching. This analytical text addresses the cases and analyzes their implications, presenting the law of torts within a curricular context and covering the materials that law students are likely to encounter in a variety of courses. The straightforward, readable text in this paperback addresses both rules and policy and presents topics in a way that helps students grapple with the issues more effectively. Organized in the traditional manner, topics covered include intentional torts, negligence, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, defenses, strict liability, nuisance, products liability, damages, tort reform, invasion of privacy, defamation, misrepresentation, and the economic interference torts. Each chapter stands on its own, making the book ideal for use as a classroom text as well as for self-directed reading by students.
Author: Charles Jordan Tabb
Release Date: 2013-12-06
This comprehensive text provides an exhaustive analysis and discussion of every aspect of bankruptcy law, including an overview of bankruptcy; invoking bankruptcy relief (with a very detailed explanation of the means test); the automatic stay; jurisdiction and procedure (including an extensive discussion of Stern v. Marshall); property of the estate; trustee's avoiding powers; payment of claims; executory contracts and unexpired leases; exemptions (with comprehensive analysis of Schwab v. Reilly); discharge; reorganization under Chapter 11 (including in-depth discussions of the General Motors and Chrysler cases, as well as RadLAX); debt adjustments under Chapter 13 (including the Lanning and Ransom cases); and debt adjustments under Chapter 12. The 2005 BAPCPA amendments and the extensive case law thereunder are explained and critiqued.
Author: Jeff Ferriell
Release Date: 2013-01-18
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.
Author: Myles H. Alderman
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics
A Great Reference Source For Business Leaders and Their Professionals Each year billions of dollars of business credit and contracts are restructured under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. In the process, substantial fortunes are reallocated. Debtors in Chapter 11 reorganizations range from some of the largest business entities in the world to small local businesses. When these companies file for protection from creditors under Chapter 11, new problems and opportunities are created. Mr. Alderman draws upon over twenty years of experience counseling clients to explain the key legal theories and offer practical and tactical advice to business leaders, stakeholders and their advisors. "This book should be a part of the libraries of management, practitioners and accountants. It is comprehensive." The Halyard Restructuring Group, LLC. "This well organized and comprehensive book will be a great asset for anyone on either side of a Business Bankruptcy." William Wright, President & Publisher, Park Ave Publishers Inc. "This book is a great reference source with a wealth of insightful information - No accounting firm's library will be complete without a copy." James E. Schultz, CPA, Sheptoff, Reuber & Co.
Author: Brian A. Blum
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2006-01-01
To keep pace with the recent major changes in bankruptcy law, noted author Brian Blum presents a completely revised edition of his popular study guide, BANKRUPCTY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR: Examples & Explanations. This comprehensive paperback is well known for its effectiveness in helping students understand the many rules, principles, and policies of the area. The book earns the loyalty of both students and instructors for its: distinguished authorship from Brian Blum, who has written other successful titles in the Examples & Explanations Series and is a recognized master of the method time-tested examples and explanations that clarify potentially confusing material exceptionally clear and engaging writing organization and coverage that tracks the leading casebooks in Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law problems that allow students to test their understanding of the law The Fourth Edition responds to the 2005 Bankruptcy Act: the Fourth Edition will be updated to reflect changes in bankruptcy law since 2004, and will concentrate particularly on changes made by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. the entire text is revised to correspond to current practice new and updated examples and explanations focus on areas of change new cases illustrate key points BANKRUPTCY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR LAW: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition, provides the extra help students need to master fundamental concepts in this dynamic area. Be sure to recommend this timely and dependable study guide to your next class.
Author: David Bederman
Publisher: Foundation Press
Release Date: 2016-02-26
This fully revised, classic treatise explores the historical evolution and contemporary intricacies of international law. Still incisive and irreverent, it remains a readable and yet nuanced text for a variety of audiences, including university and law school students, practitioners, researchers, and others who want to know what international law is and what it does in the twenty-first century. The fourth edition features new authorship and weaves in-depth considerations of key cases, core disputes, and essential international agreements into a broad overview of all important aspects of the subject. Readers will find an authoritative discussion of traditional topics such as the sources of international law and the methods of international dispute resolution alongside cutting-edge issues such as cyberwarfare, global migration, climate change, and the evolving law of jurisdiction and immunities in domestic courts.
Author: Stephen M. Bainbridge
Release Date: 2009
This book is designed for law students taking an advanced business law course such as Mergers & Acquisitions or Corporate Finance, with a primary emphasis on corporate and securities law issues. While the text has a strong emphasis on the doctrinal issues taught in today's M&A classes, it also places significant emphasis on providing an economic analysis of the major issues in that course. The text thus offers not only with an overview of the black letter law, but also a unifying method of thinking about the subject.