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BANKRUPTCY LAW: SECONDARY SOURCES

The law of bankruptcy in the United States is governed primarily by federal law. Specialized federal bankruptcy courts hear bankruptcy cases and related proceedings.

SECONDARY SOURCES ONLINE

(Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and HeinOnline databases are available to users with Law School usernames and passwords only):

Westlaw:   Topics > Bankruptcy > Practitioner Insights for Bankruptcy

   -Bankruptcy Resources: includes Practice Insights for Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy DataSource, primary sources, sample agreements, expert materials, and news

   -Bankruptcy & Restructuring (Practical Law): includes Practice Notes, Checklists, Toolkits, and Standard Clauses and Documents for bankruptcy practice.

Lexis Advance:  Browse Topics > Bankruptcy Law > Collier on Bankruptcy, Collier Bankruptcy & Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Guides  

HeinOnline:
    -History of Bankruptcy: Taxation & Economic Reform in America (Part III)
   - Bankruptcy Reform Act, 1978: A Legislative History
   - Bankruptcy Reform Amendments: A Legislative History of the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984                    
   -
Bankruptcy Reform: The Legislative History of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
   - Congressional Research Service Reports - Bankruptcy (1984-2011).

TREATISES & STUDY GUIDES AT PACE LAW LIBRARY

Making Failure Feasible: How Bankruptcy Reform Can End "Too Big to Fail" (Kenneth E. Scott et al., eds. 2015) (e-book)

The Bankruptcy Claims Handbook (Brett D. Fallon, ed. 2013) (e-book)

Collier on Bankruptcy, Alan N. Resnick & Henry J. Sommers, eds. (16th ed. 2009) (KF 1524 .C615) (multi-vol. looseleaf).

The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005: With Analysis, Alan N. Resnick & Henry J. Sommer, eds. (KF 1511.597 .R47 2005).

CORPORATE BANKRUPTCY

Chapter 11: Reorganizing American Businesses: Essentials, Elizabeth Warren (Wolters Kluwer 2008) (KF1544 .W37)

Corporate Bankruptcy: Tools, Strategies, and Alternatives, Grant W. Newton (2003) (e-book)

The Law of Failure: A Tour Through the Wilds of American Business Insolvency Law, Stephen J. Lubben (Cambridge Univ. Press 2018) (KF1539 .L93)

Business & Bankruptcy Law Journal (Texas Tech. Univ. School of Law 2014-) (available to Pace users through HeinOnline).

CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY GUIDES

Consumer Bankruptcy Manual, Arnold B. West (2nd ed. 2014) (KF1524 .C54)

Contemporary Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy, Peter Lang (2013) (KF1370 .C655)

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005: Law and Explanation, Sheila M. Williams & George M. Basharis (CCH 2005) (KF1511 .B36)