Integrating the 1994 amendments to the Bankruptcy Act, this edition of Elizabeth Warren and Jay Westbrook's lively problembased casebook is an outstanding choice for teaching debtor/creditor and bankruptcy law.
The Third Edition of LAW OF DEBTORS AND CREDITORS: Text, Cases, and Problems builds on the extraordinary success of its previous edition, with: new problems and materials to reflect the 1994 statutory changes, including: the 1994 consumer bankruptcy amendments; the overruling of DePrizio; and changes throughout in dollar values
more than 20 new cases, including Heintz v. Jenkins
new newspaper articles on deadbeat dads, flawed bankruptcies, and more
the latest empirical studies and scholarly literature.
more than 50 realistic problem sets including problems reflecting the 1994 statutory changes that challenge students to learn and apply legal rules in the context of consumer and business issues
a "megaproblem" that runs throughout the book that shows the interrelationship of state law, consumer law, and the business bankruptcy system
thorough and lucid explanatory text that gets students into the material faster and deeper
a superb Teacher's Manual that highlights the statutory changes made since the last edition.
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About the Author
Elizabeth Warren has been a law professor at Harvard for nearly twenty years. She is the author or coauthor of nine books, including The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Parents Are Going Broke. Elizabeth served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and is Massachusetts’s first female senator. She lives with her husband in Cambridge, Massachusetts.