Here are the "Picks of the Month" for September 2006, my monthly guide to recently published articles of relevance to the bankruptcy practitioner, scholar, student, and Judge:

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Thomas Y. Allman, THE IMPACT OF THE PROPOSED FEDERAL EDISCOVERY RULES, 7 Sedona Conf. J. 31

John D. Ayer, Michael Bernstein, and Jonathan Friedland, THE INTERSECTION OF CHAPTER 11 AND ANTITRUST, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 18

Thomas G. Bost, CORPORATE LAWYERS AFTER THE BIG QUAKE: THE CONCEPTUAL FAULT LINE IN THE PROFESSIONAL DUTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY, 19 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 1089

Jean Braucher, THEORIES OF OVERINDEBTEDNESS: INTERACTION OF STRUCTURE AND CULTURE, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 323

Jo Ann J. Brighton, DEEPENING THE BLOWS AGAINST DEEPENING INSOLVENCY? The Third Circuit’s CitX Opinion and Post-CitX Opinions, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24

Rupert Chartrand and Tracy C. Sandler, THE TREATMENT OF AIRCRAFT IN CANADIAN INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 22

John R. Clemency, KEEPING UP WITH TECHNOLOGY: SECTION 332 AND THE CONSUMER PRIVACY OMBUDSMAN, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28

Jane Maslow Cohen, FOREWORD: OF WATERBANKS, PIGGYBANKS, AND BANKRUPTCY:  CHANGING DIRECTIONS IN WATER LAW, 83 Tex. L. Rev. 1809

Adrian Doble, RESTRUCTURING OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

Rafael Efrat, THE EVOLUTION OF BANKRUPTCY STIGMA, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 365

Anthony Fitzgerald and Todd Wohl,  REAL ESTATE AUCTIONS POPULAR WITH BOTH SELLERS AND BARGAIN HUNTERS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

Craig A. Gargotta, THE DUTY TO FILE TAX RETURNS UNDER BAPCPA, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 10

Geoffrey S. Goodman and Derek L. Wright, IS THE "DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION" NOT THE "DEBTOR"? Post-Petition Transfers and the Subsequent New-Value Defense, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 14

David Hahn, VELVET BANKRUPTCY, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 523

R. Marla Hamilton, EXPERIENCES OF A BANKRUPTCY CLERK OF COURT DURING HURRICANE KATRINA, 53-SEP Fed. Law. 40

Ron Harris and Einat Albin, BANKRUPTCY POLICY IN LIGHT OF MANIPULATION IN CREDIT ADVERTISING, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 431

Richard M. Hynes, CREDIT MARKETS, EXEMPTIONS, AND HOUSEHOLDS WITH  NOTHING TO EXEMPT, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 493

Jeffrey Kurtzman, CURB APPEAL: THE LIMITS OF APPELLATE JURISDICTION OF NONFINAL ORDERS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38

Pablo Lerner, THE CHIEF ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND INSOLVENCY IN ISRAELI LAW, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 565

Daniel W. Linna, Jr., CONTRACT REJECTION DAMAGES MAY NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR SETOFF AFTER ALL, SAYS DELTA COURT, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1

John Lucian, DOES THE PATIENT CARE OMBUDSMAN STATUTE APPLY TO OUTPATIENT FACILITIES?, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 20

James Lupo, COURT SPEECH AS POLITICAL ACTION: ISOCRATES’ RHETORICAL IDEAL AND THE LEGAL ORATORY OF DANIEL WEBSTER, 3 J. Ass’n Legal Writing Directors 48

Gregory E. Maggs, ESTOPPEL AND TEXTUALISM, 54 Am. J. Comp. L. 167

Ronald J. Mann, OPTIMIZING CONSUMER CREDIT MARKETS AND BANKRUPTCY POLICY, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 395

Avital Margalit, THE VALUE OF HOME OWNERSHIP, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 467

Junichi Matsushita, COMPREHENSIVE REFORM OF JAPANESE PERSONAL INSOLVENCY LAW, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 555

Kenneth M. Misken, SIDE-SWITCHING WITHOUT INFORMED, WRITTEN CONSENT EQUALS DISQUALIFICATION, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36

Daniel J. Morse, THE "REORGANIZATION TEST" OF ERISA  §4041 APPLIES TO PENSION PLANS IN THE "AGGREGATE", 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 26

Soogeun Oh, PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY IN KOREA: CHALLENGES AND RESPONSES, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 597

John A. E. Pottow, GREED AND PRIDE IN INTERNATIONAL BANKRUPTCY: THE PROBLEMS OF AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS TO "LOCAL INTERESTS", 104 Mich. L. Rev. 1899

Iain D.C. Ramsay, FUNCTIONALISM AND POLITICAL ECONOMY IN THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CONSUMER INSOLVENCY; AN UNFINISHED STORY FROM ENGLAND AND WALES, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 625

Thomas E. Ray, AVOIDANCE OF TRANSFERS OF ENTIRETIES PROPERTY–NO HARM NO FOUL?, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 12

Robert F. Reilly, ATTRIBUTES OF AN EFFECTIVE INTANGIBLE-ASSET VALUATION REPORT, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 48

Stephen W. Sather, THE GREAT BANKRUPTCY RUSH OF 2005 AND ITS AFTERMATH: THE VIEW FROM TEXAS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 34

Jack Seward, JUDGE LEARNED HAND, PLEASE HELP THEM TO HELP THEMSELVES: History is about to Replicate Itself, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 42

Jeffrey D. Sternklar, THE COLLISION OF THE NEW BANKRUPTCY CODE AND HEALTH CARE LAW , 50-OCT B.B.J. 14 (Boston Bar Journal)

Bruce H. White, William L. Medford, and Bryan L. Elwood, REPURCHASE OBLIGATIONS UNDER MORTGAGE LOAN SALE AGREEMENTS: Protection from the Automatic Stay and Future Actions, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 40

LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Pension Reform Changes Airline and Credit Counseling Requirements, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 8

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