Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA


506 | 3.0 credits


This course is primarily concerned with Title 11, United States Code, including the comprehensive amendments under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA). Some reference is made to previous bankruptcy laws for historical background purposes. An in-depth study is made of the statutory material relating to both voluntary and involuntary bankruptcy, both under Chapter 7 (liquidation) and 11 (reorganizations). The course also includes discussion of the important features of Chapter 13 bankruptcy.