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The Leif and Times of Judge Clark (Pt. One)

Twenty-five years ago, the Fifth Circuit appointed a former Lutheran minister who had been licensed a scant seven years to the bankruptcy bench in San Antonio. With the retirement of Judge Leif M. Clark on October 20, 2012, another long-serving Western District judge has moved on to a new stage of...

The Leif and Times of Judge Clark (Pt. Two)--The Consumer Opinions

Part Two of this post will focus on the consumer decisions of Judge Leif Clark. As a bankruptcy judge, Leif Clark dealt with the full parade of humanity. His opinions reveal a deep understanding of the human face of financial loss as well as the intricacies of the law. BAPCPA Like many judges...