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Taking the new Consumer Bankruptcy Model for a test drive: Means-testing real Chapter 7 debtors
Marianne B. Culhane & Michaele M. White, Taking the New Consumer Bankruptcy Model for a Test Drive: Means-Testing Real Chapter 7 Debtors, 7 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 27 (1999), reprinted in part in Bankruptcy Anthology (Charles J. Tabb ed., 2002).
Several bills pending in Congress would apply means-testing to Chapter 7 debtors, requiring those with apparent ability to repay to be dismissed from Chapter 7, leaving Chapter 13 as their main route to a discharge. Chapter ...
Debt after discharge: An empirical study of reaffirmation
Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Debt After Discharge: An Empirical Study of Reaffirmation, 73 Am Bank. L.J. 709 (1999).
Essay on inter-jurisdictional issues in adoption: Where is this child not my child?
Catherine M. Brooks, An Essay on Inter-Jurisdictional Issues in Adoption: Where is This Child Not My Child?, 32 Creighton L. Rev. 1045 (1999).
This paper examines the emerging possibilities for the American adoption model as American society continues to grow and evolve in its understanding of the needs and rights of children to have permanent, secure family ...
We belong to "Nobody's Children" - We are "They" who must change
Catherine M. Brooks, We Belong to "Nobody's Children" - We Are "They" Who Must Change: A Response to Professor Elizabeth Bartholet's Sullivan Lecture Nobody's Children: Re-Visioning Child Welfare Policies on Abuse, Foster Care, and Adoption, 28 Cap. U. L. Rev. 91 (1999).
This essay responds to Prof. Bartholet's lecture from the perspective that "it takes a village to raise a child."
Comments from the authors of the Creighton/ABI study
Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Comments from the Authors of the Creighton/ABI Study, in Personal Bankruptcy: Analysis of Four Reports on Chapter 7 Debtors' Ability to Pay 80 (1999).
Reaffirmation and discharge problems
Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Reaffirmation and Discharge Problems, in 2 Consumer Financial Services Litigation 703 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 1999).
Reflections on the Rule of Law and clear reflection of income: What constrains discretion?
Edward A. Morse, Reflections on the Rule of Law and Clear Reflection of Income: What Constrains Discretion?, 8 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 445 (1999).
This article examines the Rule of Law ideal in the context of federal tax law. Constraining government discretion is a core concern of the Rule of Law. Rules have traditionally played an important role in providing that ...
Legal research and citation
Larry L. Teply, Legal Research and Citation (5th ed. 1999) (also Teacher's Manual).
Role of suspicion in federal equal protection
Paul E. McGreal, The Role of Suspicion in Federal Equal Protection, 8 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 183 (1999).
Recently, Professor Jed Rubenfeld wrote an essay arguing that the Supreme Court's strict scrutiny test for equal protection works best to "smoke out" the purpose of laws to determine whether they were enacted because of ...
Teaching international environmental law -- Tools of the trade: A survey of materials
Michael J. Kelly, Teaching International Environmental Law -- Tools of the Trade: A Survey of Materials, 28 Stetson L. Rev. 1197 (1999) (book review essay).
This survey evaluates the available books, websites, and other material available to teach a graduate-level law course on International Environmental Law. It includes a 2-page flowchart created by the author to map the ...