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248.12 sec. 001 - Consumer Bankruptcy (Spring 2023)

Instructor: Abbye Atkinson  (view instructor's profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

MW 11:20 AM - 12:35 PM
Location: Law 107
From January 09, 2023
To April 25, 2023

Course Start: January 09, 2023
Course End: April 25, 2023
Class Number: 32946

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 26
As of: 08/24 11:03 PM


This course considers the basic law of consumer bankruptcy. We will learn and discuss the Bankruptcy Code as it relates to consumers, and we will consider how the Code addresses/redistributes the relative risk of financial failure as between creditor and consumer debtor. In additional learning the doctrine of consumer bankruptcy, we will also spend time considering scholarly and policy perspectives on the consumer experience the bankruptcy system.


Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.


Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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