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14 Aug 2008, 1:58 pm
Credit Slips's Bob Lawless is reporting that bankruptcy filings in July 2008 were their highest since Congress's passage of the 2005 bankruptcy "reform" legislation. [read post]
10 Apr 2009, 12:35 pm
Last month I noted a paper (by Bob Lawless (IL), Angie Littwin (Texas), Katie Porter (Iowa), John Pottow (Michigan), Debb Thorne (Ohio U.), and Elizabeth Warren (Harvard)) that empirically assesses the recently reformed bankruptcy code. [read post]
8 Mar 2007, 9:21 am
Bob Lawless at the Credit Slips blog has crunched some recent figures and come up with interesting information about the rate of bankruptcy filings in 2007: on a filings-per-business-day basis, February filings are nearly 18% higher than January filings. [read post]
11 Aug 2008, 1:41 pm
In "The Decisions of Corporate Special Litigation Committees: An Empirical Investigation," Minor Myers makes an important claim. [read post]
18 Aug 2010, 5:44 am by Bob Lawless
It might also show up in the following creative ways that Lawless is too dumb to imagine: . [read post]
3 Mar 2008, 1:37 pm
From Professor Bob Lawless: On May 2-3, the University of Illinois College of Law and the American Bankruptcy Institute are hosting "A Debtor's World: An Interdisciplinary Academic Symposium on Debt. [read post]
29 Nov 2006, 12:09 pm
Bob Lawless at the Credit Slips Blog ("Debtors Want Their MTV") discusses the Fifth Circuit case of Darby v. [read post]
25 Jun 2007, 1:23 pm
  The  first paper is Reinventing Consumer Protection by David Friedman (VAP, Willamette) with expert commentary by Larry Garvin, Bob Lawless, Ronald Mann, and last year's workshop participant on this topic, Adam Levitin. [read post]
1 Apr 2008, 7:58 am
from Credit Slips this morning posted by Bob Lawless My friend, Professor David Epstein at Southern Methodist University, was telling me about an innovative course in International Bankruptcy. [read post]
11 Mar 2007, 2:45 pm
Update: According to and Bob Lawless bankruptcy filings are up 18% in February compared to January ....if this keeps up this year could see double that of last year...nearly 1 million filings. [read post]
23 Jun 2008, 7:28 pm
From Professor Bob Lawless: Simone Baribeau from the Washington Post is doing a story about the business credit cards and increasing difficulties by small business owners who find themselves struggling because of high debts on these credit cards. [read post]
9 Nov 2016, 6:26 am by Melissa Jacoby
Sharing news of this post-election civil rights conference on December 2, 2016 that, notably for Credit Slips, features pathbreaking research by Professors Mechele Dickerson and Bob Lawless (in collaboration with Dov Cohen and the late Jean Braucher) on the intersection of race with debt and bankruptcy and an exploration of how this research informs policymaking and advocacy going forward. [read post]
11 May 2011, 11:44 am by Geoff Smith
As I sign off from guest blogging this past week, I wanted to once again thank Bob Lawless for the opportunity. [read post]
8 Dec 2006, 1:11 pm
University of Illinois Law Professor Bob Lawless had a lot of worthwhile things to say before the U.S. [read post]
6 Apr 2010, 2:51 am by Katie Porter
A few months ago on Credit Slips Bob Lawless described a situation in which a car repo agent in California took a car with a toddler inside. [read post]
16 Jul 2008, 7:01 pm
First up, we give the microphone to Bob Lawless, professor of business-y law at the University Illinois and a principal proprietor of Credit Slips, your one-stop shopping center for the latest on issues of bankruptcy and credit law. [read post]
12 Aug 2012, 10:12 pm by Michael Heise
Bob Lawless (Ill.) and Paul Stancil (Ill.) were kind enough to pass along the following quote: "There has been a tendency on the one hand to deify and on the other to decry the results of tabulations of court business. [read post]
25 Jun 2007, 6:00 am
David Adam Friedman deserves credit for throwing out a creative and sweeping proposal to improve consumer protection law. [read post]