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Bankruptcy Law

Research on bankruptcy, links to primary sources, treatises and useful websites, etc.

Federal Law and Regulations

Bankruptcy law is federal law. The Bankruptcy Code was enacted in 1978. It replaced the Bankruptcy Act of 1898.

United States Code Title 11 is Bankruptcy Law

Federal Legislative History Research Guide and Databases:  ProQuest Congressional  and

Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulation

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

Bloomberg BNA Bankruptcy Law Resource Center for Bankruptcy Code and Rules


U.S. Bankruptcy Courts

West's Bankrutpcy Reporter or access from Westlaw

Westlaw most recent cases on Bankruptcy

Lexis--Bankruptcy Law

CCH-Bankruptcy Law Library--Bankruptcy Law Reporter

Bloomberg Law--Practice Centers--Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Dockets through Bloomberg Law