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Bankruptcy Law Research

Introduction and guide to bankruptcy research at Boston College Law School

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.

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.


Selected new titles and resources available in the Law Library