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Courting failure : how competition for big cases is corrupting the bankruptcy courts

Author: Lynn M LoPucki
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"LoPucki provides a scathing attack on reorganization practice. Courting Failure recounts how lawyers, managers and judges have transformed Chapter 11. It uses empirical data to explore how the interests of the various participants have combined to create a system markedly different from the one envisioned by Congress. LoPucki not only questions the wisdom of these changes but also the free market ideology that  Read more...
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LoPucki, Lynn M.
Courting failure.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2006
(OCoLC)65190543
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn M LoPucki
ISBN: 9780472024315 0472024310
OCLC Number: 651663746
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: New York's game : 1980-86 --
The rise of Delaware : 1990-96 --
The federal government strikes back --
Failure --
The competition goes national --
Corruption --
The competition goes global --
Global and out of control? --
Ideology.
Responsibility: Lynn M. LoPucki.

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A Note on the Statistics in This Book; Prologue; Introduction; Chapter 1. New York's Game: 1980 - -86; Chapter 2. The Rise of Delaware: 1990 - -96; Chapter 3. The Federal Government Strikes Back;  Read more...

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"...scathing." - The Kansas City Star "...a well-researched, highly accessible look at troubling practices in corporate bankruptcy law." - Booklist "In a searing indictment of the U.S. Bankruptcy Read more...

 
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