bankruptcy history

October 9, 2012

The Amazing but True Evolution of Bankruptcy Law

You’ve heard of debtors’ prisons. But that’s only one hideous part of the very colorful history of bankruptcy law.   American bankruptcy law was  based on […]
October 11, 2012

The Very Rocky History of U.S. Bankruptcy Law

You think the present Congress can’t get anything done? It took more than a hundred years for Congress to pass the first permanent bankruptcy law.   […]
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