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Introduction and guide to bankruptcy research at Boston College Law School
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Why focus on bankruptcy research?

Bankruptcy is a dynamic area of the law and is an exciting area to research.  This guide supports the Boston College Law School community in researching bankruptcy issues.

Bankruptcy Law: Background

Background essentials on bankruptcy law.

  • Title 11: Bankruptcy
    Access Title 11 of the U.S. Code using the beta site available from the Office of Law Revision Counsel in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Bankruptcy Basics
    Text and video material prepared by the U.S. courts to educate users on the bankruptcy process.

Recent and Pending Changes

Currently, Bankruptcy Rule 1007 is pending Congressional review. See the text of the proposed amendment here

The Judicial Conference of the U.S. announced changes in the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee schedule on August 20, 2014. These fee increases became effective on December 1, 2014.


    Bankruptcy News

    Follow this link to news about recent bankruptcy filings and the impact they have on the business world.



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