Pamela Foohey

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Professor of Law

55 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
University of Idaho, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 4,881 (2,248)
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Bankruptcy, Older Americans, Risk, Economic Insecurity, Debt, Wealth, Safety Net

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Life in the Sweatbox

94 Notre Dame Law Review 219 (2018), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-21
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2018
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of California - Irvine School of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 940 (31,630)
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consumer bankruptcy, debt collection, debt, chapter 7, chapter 13, financial distress

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'No Money Down' Bankruptcy

Southern California Law Review, 2017, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-12, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2017
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of California - Irvine School of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 753 (42,926)

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Consumer Bankruptcy Project, bankruptcy, bankruptcy reform, chapter 7, chapter 13, consumer debtors, access to justice, attorneys fees, professional responsibility

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Bankrupting the Faith

Missouri Law Review, Forthcoming, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-33, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-29
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 721 (45,501)
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bankruptcy, Chapter 11, reorganization, religious, church, non-profit, small business

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Driven to Bankruptcy

55 Wake Forest Law Review 287 (2020), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-01, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2020
Pamela Foohey, Robert M. Lawless and Deborah Thorne
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 388 (98,345)

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consumer bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, automobiles, automobile lending, subprime auto lending, car loans, cars, auto debt, financial distress, license suspensions, parking tickets, auto repossession, debt collection

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When Faith Falls Short: Bankruptcy Decisions of Churches

76 Ohio State Law Journal 1319 (2015)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 370 (103,483)
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bankruptcy, chapter 11, reorganization, small business, nonprofit, religion, church, access to justice, stigma, shame, social networks, social norms, social spillover, legal system

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Portraits of Bankruptcy Filers

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 56, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper 21-08
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Pamela Foohey, Robert M. Lawless and Deborah Thorne
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 366 (104,742)

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bankruptcy, consumer debtor, consumer debt, consumer credit, debt collection, mortgages, auto loans, student loans, financial fragility, racial disparity, gender disparity, divorce, garnishment, repossession, foreclosure, COVID-19, legal reform

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The Debt Collection Pandemic

California Law Review Online (2020 Forthcoming), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 346 (111,518)
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coronavirus, COVID-19, debt collection, consumer credit, foreclosure, repossession, garnishment, CARES Act, student loans, auto debt, mortgages, mortgage servicing, debtors' prison, attorney general, CFPB, FDCPA, UDAP

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Fintech's Role In Exacerbating or Reducing The Wealth Gap

2021 University of Illinois Law Review 459 (2021), UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2020-03
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2021
Pamela Foohey and Nathalie Martin
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of New Mexico - School of Law
Downloads 345 (111,933)

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wealth gap, wealth inequality, income inequality, home loans, student loans, education loans, payday loans, alternative financial services, high-cost financial services, payroll cards, wage access programs, auto loans, car loans, auto title loans, public banking, consumer debt, consumer credit

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Lender Discrimination, Black Churches, and Bankruptcy

54 Houston Law Review 1079 (2017)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 301 (129,724)
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bankruptcy, chapter 11, reorganization, racial discrimination, disparate impact, implicit bias, churches, religious organizations, small business, lending

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Calling on the CFPB for Help: Telling Stories and Consumer Protection

80 Law & Contemporary Problems (Forthcoming), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 May 2017
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 249 (157,564)
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CFPB, Consumer Complaint Database, Consumer Narratives, Consumer Protection, Law and Emotion, Consumer Law, Payday Loans, Predatory Lending, Student Loans, Mortgages, Debt Collection

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When Churches Reorganize

88 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 277 (2014), Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-28, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 248 (158,175)
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bankruptcy, Chapter 11, reorganization, nonprofit organizations, religious organizations, religion, financial distress, lawyering, empirical

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Bursting the Auto Loan Bubble in the Wake of COVID-19

106 Iowa Law Review 2215 (2021)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2021
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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COVID-19, coronavirus, auto sales, auto debt, auto loans, transportation, auto manufacturers, cars, consumer debt, consumer credit, repossession, CARES Act, household finances, vehicle emissions, pedestrians, sidewalks

14.

The Folly of Credit As Pandemic Relief

68 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 126 (2020)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2020
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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coronavirus, covid-19, CARES Act, consumer credit, debt, social provision, direct payments, rebate relief, foreclosure moratorium, eviction moratorium, unemployment benefits, mortgage servicing

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Chapter 11 Reorganization and the Fair and Equitable Standard: How the Absolute Priority Rule Applies to All Nonprofit Entities

St. John's Law Review , Vol. 86, 2012, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 195 (198,341)

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bankruptcy, absolute priority rule, nonprofit entities, charitable organizations, chapter 11, reorganization

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CARES Act Gimmicks: How Not To Give People Money During a Pandemic And What To Do Instead

2020 U. Ill. L. Rev. Online 81
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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CARES Act, coronavirus, covid-19, relief rebate, direct payments, unemployment benefits, consumer debt, consumer credit, foreclosure moratorium, eviction moratorium

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Comments of Academics to Department of Education's RFI Regarding Evaluating Undue Hardship Claims in Adversary Actions Seeking Student Loan Discharge in Bankruptcy Proceedings (Docket No. Ed–2017–Ope–0085)

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
University of California, Irvine School of Law, Howard University School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, BYU Law SchoolUniversity of Missouri School of Law and Rutgers University School of Law
Downloads 164 (230,491)
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Bankruptcy, Higher Education, Student Loans, Discharge, Department of Education, ED, Undue Hardship

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Child Support and (in) Ability to Pay: The Case for the Cost Shares Model

Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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child support, law and economics, law and psychology, children, divorce

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Access to Consumer Bankruptcy

34 Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal 341 (2018), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 405
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 146 (253,791)
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Consumer Bankruptcy, Access To Justice, Consumer Credit, Debt, CFPB, Consumer Complaints, Attorneys' Fees, Debt Collection, Consumer Law, Consumer Protection

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Consumers’ Declining Power In The Fintech Auto Loan Market

15 Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law __ (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2021
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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automobiles, cars, auto loans, auto debt, fintech, fintech finance, consumer bankruptcy, consumer debt, repossession, starter interrupter devices, Uber, racial discrimination

21.

Steering Loan Modifications Post-Pandemic

85 Law & Contemporary Problems (2022, Forthcoming), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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COVID-19, coronavirus, consumer debt, consumer credit, debt collection, forbearance, moratorium, modification, mortgages, mortgage servicing, loan servicing, auto loan, credit cards, student loans, bankruptcy, foreclosure, repossession, garnishment, CARES Act, American Rescue Plan Act, CFPB, UDAAP

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A New Deal for Debtors: Providing Procedural Justice in Consumer Bankruptcy

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 8, 2019
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 118 (298,219)
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Consumer Bankruptcy, Procedural Justice, Expressive Value of Law, Emotion and Law, Consumer Credit

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Changing the Student Loan Dischargeability Framework: How the Department of Education Can Ease the Path for Borrowers in Bankruptcy

106 Minn. L. Rev. Headnotes 1 (2021)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Pamela Foohey, Aaron Ament and Daniel Zibel
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, National Student Legal Defense Network and National Student Legal Defense Network
Downloads 113 (307,569)

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student loans, education debt, bankruptcy, discharge, undue hardship, Department of Education, higher education COVID-19,

24.

Consumer Credit in America: Past, Present, and Future (Introduction)

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 80, 2017, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2017
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Ohio State University - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of New Mexico - School of Law
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consumer credit, payday loans, CFPB, debt criminalization, reverse mortgages, advertising, credit reports, consumer litigation funding

25.

Secured Credit in Religious Institutions' Reorganizations

2015 U Ill L Rev Slip Opinions 51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2017
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 104 (325,634)

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Chapter 11, reorganization, religious organizations, secured credit, 363 sale, bankruptcy

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Paying Women for Their Eggs for Use in Stem Cell Research

Pace Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Nov 2010
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Stem Cell Research, Reproductive Technology, Egg Donation, Egg Extraction

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Recent Developments in Judicial Estoppel and Dismissal of Employment Discrimination Suits

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. 29, No. 2, p. 16, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Apr 2011
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 83 (375,359)

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employment, discrimination, judicial estoppel, bankruptcy, bankruptcy code

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Comments of Financial Regulation and Consumer Protection Scholars, and Former Regulators on CFPB's RFI Regarding Bureau Public Reporting Practices of Consumer Complaint Information (Docket No. CFPB-2018-0006)

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Pamela Foohey, Angela K. Littwin and Amy J. Schmitz
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Texas School of Law and University of Missouri School of Law
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, consumer law, consumer protection, consumer complaints, consumer complaint database

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In re Semcrude LP: Reigning in Triangular Setoff and Preserving Creditor Equality

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, March 2009
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Apr 2010
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 67 (423,121)

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Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy, Setoff, Off-Set, Chapter 11

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Debt’s Emotional Encumbrances

Forthcoming in Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Law and Emotion (Susan A. Bandes, Jody Lynee Madeira, Kathryn Temple and Emily Kidd White eds. 2020), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Oct 2019
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 63 (436,751)
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consumer credit, consumer bankruptcy, business bankruptcy, reorganization, debt, emotion theory, financial problems, legal system, commercial law

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Applying the Lessons of GPS Monitoring of Batterers to Sex Offenders

Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 43, No. 1, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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gps tracking, gps monitoring, sex offender, batterer, domestic abuse, recidivism, residency restrictions

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Jevic's Promise: Procedural Justice in Chapter 11

93 Wash. L. Rev. Online 128 (2018)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Jevic, procedural justice, chapter 11, bankruptcy, reorganization, corporate reorganization, secured credit, debtor in possession financing, structured dismissals, 363 sales, process, legal process, aggregate litigation

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The Chapter 15 Two-Step: Shall We Dance?

ABI Journal, p. 34, June 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Sep 2012
Pamela Foohey and Eric Lopez Schnabel
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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ADA Employment Discrimination Claims Addressed in Rederford v. US Airways

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, April 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Apr 2010
Pamela Foohey and Eric Lopez Schnabel
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Downloads 42 (521,222)

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Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, Bankruptcy Code, bankruptcy, claim

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Fines, Fees, and Filing Bankruptcy

98 North Carolina Law Review 419 (2020), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 33 (567,057)

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criminal fine, criminal fee, civil fine, civil fee, court debt, bankruptcy, discharge, chapter 7, chapter 13, consumer, access to justice, access to courts, economic class, social class, race, ethnicity

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Attorneys’ Fees and Chapter Choice: Exploring 'No Money Down' Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

ABI Journal, Vol. XXXVI, No. 6 (2017)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Oct 2019
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of California - Irvine School of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 31 (578,115)

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bankruptcy, bankruptcy reform, chapter 7, chapter 13, consumer debtors, consumer bankruptcy, access to justice, attorneys fees, professional responsibility

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Consumer Bankruptcy Should Be Increasingly Irrelevant--Why Isn't It?

36 Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal 653 (2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Aug 2020
Pamela Foohey
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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consumer bankruptcy, consumer credit, consumer debt, home loans, student loans, auto debt, car loans, debt collection, medical debt, credit cards