Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Bankruptcy Law Research

Introduction and guide to bankruptcy research at Boston College Law School

HeinOnline History of Bankruptcy

History of Bankruptcy: Taxation & Economic Reform in America Part III includes full-text legislative histories, CRS Reports, books, and scholarly articles. 

Researching the history of bankruptcy acts

Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th ed. - Available on Lexis. The appendices of this treatise contain the text of major bankruptcy acts as well as selected legislative history documents for those acts. 

ProQuest Congressional Publications 

U.S. G.A.O. Legislative Histories - Available on Westlaw; this source contains compiled legislative histories for public acts from 1921-1995.