Bankruptcy|   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 644 - Bankruptcy|

Credits: 3

This course will cover the fundamental concepts and terminology of federal bankruptcy law. The course will provide the background necessary for students interested in specializing in bankruptcy and those with other practice interests who wish to become more marketable in a competitive job market. Students will learn to recognize common insolvency issues and to develop strategies for resolving such issues in both consumer and commercial bankruptcy cases. Some class time will be reserved for visits from legal professionals in the community, who will share their experiences in legal practice, including the field of bankruptcy law and other specialties, and offer advice to students about practicing law during this time of recession. Class time will also be reserved for students to attend court hearings during the semester which will require meeting outside of the regularly scheduled time.

Prerequisites: None, but Secured Transactions recommended.

Basis of Grade: Final examination

Form of Grade: Letter Grade