July 24, 2017

NYT on Student Loans in Bankruptcy

At the New York Times, Ron Lieber has a story about the treatment of student loans in bankruptcy. … [Read more...]

Six Years and Counting

Today is the sixth anniversary of Credit Slips, which is hard to believe. We have been through a lot … [Read more...]

President Obama, Bored With the Foreclosure Crisis. That Explains A Lot, Actually.

  Jean Braucher is the Roger C. Henderson Professor of Law at the University of Arizona law … [Read more...]

Equity Financing of Higher Education

Luigi Zingales had an op-ed in the NY Times a few days back proposing equity financing of higher … [Read more...]

Chapter 13 Disparities: This Time with a Map

A few weeks ago, I put up a post describing the states with the highest and lowest per capita … [Read more...]

Thank You to Bill Maurer and Stephen Rea

Last week, Credit Slips was fortunate to have the thoughtful insights of Bill Maurer and Stevie Rea … [Read more...]

Thank You to Bill Maurer and Stephen Rea

Last week, Credit Slips was fortunate to have the thoughtful insights of Bill Maurer and Stevie Rea … [Read more...]

Welcome to Guestbloggers Bill Maurer and Stephen Rea

Credit Slips welcomes Bill Maurer as a guest blogger this week. Bill is NOT a lawyer! Isn't … [Read more...]

Of Babies and Bucks

The Credit Slips bloggers are engaged in a virtual enterprise, which means we sometimes don't … [Read more...]

Littwin on Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

A few weeks ago, Katie Porter noted the release of the new book, Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the … [Read more...]

Thank You to Philomila Tsoukala

Credit Slips has been fortunate to have my Georgetown colleague Philomila Tsoukala as a guest … [Read more...]

Welcome to Philomila Tsoukala

On behalf of Credit Slips, I wanted to welcome Professor Philo Tsoukala from the Georgetown … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Implications of AG Settlement

Even though I was up at 4am Pacific this morning, the AG and federal government mortgage settlement … [Read more...]

Race and Chapter 13

As Adam noted in his kind post, the New York Times today featured our study, "Race, Attorney … [Read more...]

Race and Chapter 13

As Adam noted in his kind post, the New York Times today featured our study, "Race, Attorney … [Read more...]

Kudos to Jean Braucher and Bob Lawless!

A new study by Credit Slips own Jean Braucher and Bob Lawless (with Dov Cohen) on race and … [Read more...]

BROKE: A New Book on Consumer Debt and Bankruptcy

Just in time for New Year's resolutions on 1) reading more, 2) paring back your own debt, and … [Read more...]

Understanding Anna Nicole Smith (or, at least, Stern v. Marshall): A Must-Read Analysis

Led by my colleague Elizabeth Gibson, four members of the National Bankruptcy Conference have … [Read more...]

Welcome Back Melissa Jacoby

A few evenings ago, a wonderful e-mail arrived in my inbox from Melissa Jacoby, the Graham Kenan … [Read more...]

Now you know better than that, I said

Over on Dealbook, I look at a fight between Lehman and Deutsche Bank regarding classification of a … [Read more...]

Was Indiana Bankrupt?

A friend of mine here in Champaign, Roger Prillaman, told me he was strolling the Indianapolis Canal … [Read more...]

One More Time, With Feeling

A Credit Slips reader pointed me to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution pondering why the … [Read more...]

One More Time, With Feeling

A Credit Slips reader pointed me to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution pondering why the … [Read more...]

Consumers, Cast Your Vote

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched the first project in its "Know Before You … [Read more...]

Ain’t That the Truth

"[L]et us stress being a professor specializing in bankruptcy is not a power position, even at … [Read more...]

Lawyers, foreclosure fatigue and the dreaded FREE HOUSE

Just a few years ago, representing homeowners at risk of foreclosure was a tiny niche in the … [Read more...]

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