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Bankruptcy in the Blogosphere

Here’s what’s happening on some of the Top Blogs: Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog has a post on the Seventh Circuit’s decision in HA2003 Liquidating Trust v. Credit Suisse Sec. (USA) LLC, 517 F.3d 454 (7th Cir. Ill. 2008) in favor of Credit Suisse Securities. The Bankruptcy...

The National Bankruptcy Archives at Penn Law School

The National Bankruptcy Archives was established in 2000 as national repository of materials relating to the history of debtor-creditor relations, bankruptcy and the reorganization of debt. The archives is located at Biddle Law Library on the campus of Penn Law School in Philadelphia, PA. The National...

Can Google Really Do Anything? Please Take Our Survey!

Please take our brief survey! The Internet has been in widespread use for perhaps as little as 15 years, but it has quickly become a fixture in our daily lives as a source of information – for leisure, school, and work. The availability of news, for example, on the World Wide Web has put increasing...

Free Webinar: Consumer Bankruptcy Research the Way You Want It (20 minutes)

Whether you’re working on a Chapter 13 reorganization or a Chapter 7 liquidation, now you can access all the specialized bankruptcy tools, content and services you need in one place—all organized around the way you work. See how much time and effort you can save with one-stop access to all...

Free Webinar: Commercial Bankruptcy Research the Way You Want It (20 minutes)

Whether you’re working on a reorganization plan under Chapter 11 or a liquidation plan under Chapter 7, now you can access to all the specialized bankruptcy tools, content and services you need in one place—all organized around the way you work. Attend this 20-minute Webinar to discover best...

Free Webinar: Bankruptcy Tools That Work the Way You Do—the Lexis® Transactional Advisor Bankruptcy Practice Center (20 minutes)

Discover a unique, comprehensive collection of tools and resources for your bankruptcy practice—all in one place…through Lexis® Transactional Advisor Bankruptcy Practice Center. Track emerging issues such as cross-border insolvencies … jumpstart research with exclusive sources...

Demand for Bankruptcy Attorneys Still Exceeds Supply

In the last installment of My Law Office we outlined some of the reasons recent law school graduates and inductees to the bar would consider bankruptcy law as their area of concentration. Since then some readers asked whether too many lawyers had not already chosen bankruptcy as their area of concentration...

College Board releases college resource guide just for undocumented students

"In one of the strongest signals that the education community supports the DREAM Act — allowing undocumented students, who were brought to the US as children, attend college or enlist in the military and be put on a path to citizenship — the College Board released yesterday a ...

Resources for Legal Ethics and Analysis

My regular ethics column for the The Bencher , the national publication of the American Inns of Court, appears in the current issue and compiles an array of resources that are available to shed light on issues of legal ethics. Unlike typical legal research where court decisions are the primary source...

New USCIS Resources for Citizenship Instructors

"Are you looking for fresh ideas and resources for your citizenship preparation program? USCIS has recently updated the Citizenship Resource Center with helpful materials, including: New Lesson Plans and Activities Download beginning level lesson plans, handouts, and answer keys on 18 subjects...

Flowchart and List of Resources from ILRC on UACs

Confused about what happens when kids and moms from Central America cross the border? The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has a helpful flowchart and list of resources .

Farms and the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA)

By Jessica J.O. King Pursuant to the Clean Water Act’s Oil Spill Pollution, Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Rule (SPCC Rule) 1 , farmers and other oil storage and handling facilities are required to have an SPCC Plan to prevent oil spills into “Waters of the United States.”...