Bankruptcy | L4090
This course introduces the federal bankruptcy system and Bankruptcy Code, including both the law of consumer bankruptcy and the law of corporate reorganizations. Topics include the rights of creditors in bankruptcy, the individual's right to a discharge, the relationship between bankruptcy law and state law, the scope of the automatic stay, the treatment of executory contracts, the sale of assets in bankruptcy, the avoiding powers, bankruptcy planning, the restructuring of corporations in Chapter 11, and the procedure for confirming plans of reorganization.
Credit Hours: 3 or 4
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)