Here are our “Picks of the Month”: a monthly reading guide to recently published articles of relevance to the bankruptcy practitioner, scholar, student, and Judge:


Stephen M. Bainbridge, ABOLISHING LLC VEIL PIERCING, 2005 U. Ill. L. Rev. 77 (Symposium: Uncorporation: A New Age?)
Anita Bernstein, WHATEVER HAPPENED TO LAW AND ECONOMICS?, 64 Md. L. Rev. 303 (Symposium)
Rhett G. Campbell, FINANCIAL MARKETS CONTRACTS AND BAPCPA, 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 697
Thomas E. Carlson & Jennifer Frasier Hayes, THE SMALL BUSINESS PROVISIONS OF THE 2005 BANKRUPTCY AMENDMENTS, 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 645
Erwin Chemerinsky, CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES POSED IN THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005 (BAPCPA), 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 571
Kent W. Collier, COMMENT: THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF BANKRUPTCY, TRUST FUNDS, AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: BUILDING A SOLUTION FOR SUBCONTRACTORS “NAILED” WITH AN UNPAID BILL, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 623
Jeffrey Davis, ENDING THE NONSENSE: THE IN PARI DELICTO DOCTRINE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT IS § 541 PROPERTY OF THE BANKRUPTCY ESTATE, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 519
Daniel A. DeMarco & Nancy A. Valentine, HEALTH CARE HAZARDS AND ELEEMOSYNARY ELOCUTIONS: BAPCPA CHANGES THE SALE OF NONPROFIT HEALTH CARE ASSETS, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 16
John Fitzgerald, USTP ADDRESSES NEW ISSUES IN APPROVING CREDIT COUNSELING AND DEBTOR-EDUCATION PROVIDERS, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 14
Paul R. Glassman, CHOICE OF STATE LAW IN BANKRUPTCY CASES, PART II, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 20
Jennifer Greene, NOTE: BANKRUPTCY BEYOND BORDERS: RECOGNIZING FOREIGN PROCEEDINGS IN CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCIES, 30 Brook. J. Int’l L. 685
Christopher D. Hunt, NOTE: NOT SO CRITICAL VENDORS: REDEFINING CRITICAL VENDOR ORDERS, 93 Ky. L.J. 915
Susan Jensen, A LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005 (BAPCPA), 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 485
Journal Index, EMORY BANKRUPTCY DEVELOPMENTS JOURNAL VICENNIAL INDEX, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 779
Robert J. Keach, AFTERLIFE, REINCARNATION OR PURGATORY? POST-CONFIRMATION JURISDICTION IN THE FIRST CIRCUIT, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24
Richardo I. Kilpatrick & Marla A. Zain, SELECTED CREDITOR ISSUES UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005 (BAPCPA), 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 817
Amy Lassiter, NOTE: MAYDAY, MAYDAY!: HOW THE CURRENT BANKRUPTCY CODE FAILS TO PROTECT THE PENSIONS OF EMPLOYEES, 93 Ky. L.J. 939
Richard Levin & Alesia Ranney-Marinelli, THE CREEPING REPEAL OF CHAPTER 11: THE SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS PROVISIONS OF THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005 (BAPCPA), 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 603
Michael J. Lichtenstein, USE OF ASSERTIONS OF INSOLVENCY IN AVOIDANCE ACTIONS TO REBUT FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36
Leslie E. Linfield, CREDIT COUNSELING: BAPCPA’S GRENDEL, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28
Jonathan C. Lipson, SECRETS AND LIENS: THE END OF NOTICE IN COMMERCIAL FINANCE LAW, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 421
Stephen J. Lubben, THE “NEW AND IMPROVED” CHAPTER 11, 93 Ky. L.J. 839
Jodi F. Manko, COMMENT: COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL AND THE ROOKER FELDMAN DOCTRINE: THE PROBLEMATIC EFFECT THESE PRECLUSION AND JURISDICTIONAL PRINCIPLES HAVE ON BANKRUPTCY LAW, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 579
Lisa A. Napoli, THE NO-SO-AUTOMATIC STAY: LEGISLATIVE CHANGES TO THE AUTOMATIC STAY IN A CASE FILED BY OR AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL DEBTOR, 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 749
Bruce S. Nathan, SECTION 506(C) WAIVER ENFORCEABLE: GOOD NEWS FOR DIPS AND OTHER SECURED LENDERS, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 30
Robert F. Reilly, REASONABLENESS OF OWNER/MANAGER COMPENSATION, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 44
Larry E. Ribstein, ARE PARTNERS FIDUCIARIES?, 2005 U. Ill. L. Rev. 209 (Symposium: Uncorporation: A New Age?)
Katherine C. Rose, COMMENT: THE “DISINTERESTEDNESS” SIDE STEP: TREATING BANKRUPTCY RELATED PREPETITION FEES AS ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES TO ALLOW THE DEBTOR IN POSSESSION TO EMPLOY PREPETITION COUNSEL UNDER § 327, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 667
Emily Richardson Roselli, COMMENT: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION OBLIGATIONS TO A STATE ENTITY UNDER BANKRUPTCY LAW: WHICH TEST SHOULD GOVERN HOW AN OBLIGATION IS CHARACTERIZED FOR TAX PRIORITY PURPOSES?, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 711
Thomas E. Rutledge, THE LOST DISTINCTION BETWEEN AGENCY AND DECISIONAL AUTHORITY: UNFORTUNATE CONSEQUENCES OF THE MEMBER MANAGED VERSUS MANAGER MANAGED DISTINCTION IN THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, 93 Ky. L.J. 737
Matt Siegel, WHY THE NINTH CIRCUIT DECIDED EVEREX AS IF EVERY PATENT LICENSEE IN AMERICA WERE DESTINED FOR BANKRUPTCY, 70 Brook. L. Rev. 423
Susan K. Slam, NOTE: CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? THE NEXTWAVE OF OPTIONS FOR THE FCC, IN LIGHT OF FCC V. NEXTWAVE PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., 20 Akron Tax J. 85
James H.M. Sprayregen, Roger J. Higgins & Jonathan Friedland, CHAPTER 11: NOT PERFECT, BUT BETTER THAN THE ALTERNATIVE, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1
Marvin E. Sprouse III, A COLLISION OF FAIRNESS: SARBANES-OXLEY AND §510(B) OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 8
Karen “Kitt” Turner, Craig S. Blumsack, THE LICENSING OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN BANKRUPTCY, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 22
Kit Weitnauer, THIRD CIRCUIT RESTRICTS SUBSTANTIVE CONSOLIDATION IN OWENS CORNING, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 26
Jay Lawrence Westbrook, CHAPTER 15 AT LAST, 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 713
David B. Wheeler & Douglas E. Wedge, A FULLY-INFORMED DECISION: REAFFIRMATION, DISCLOSURE AND THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005, 79 Am. Bankr. L.J. 789
Bruce H. White & William L. Medford, OBTAINING LEAVE TO APPEAL AN INTERLOCUTORY ORDER: DISSATISFACTION IS NOT ENOUGH TO OBTAIN LEAVE, 24-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38
Marcia Yablon, WHY ANNIE GETS TO KEEP HER GUN: AN ANALYSIS OF FIREARM EXEMPTIONS IN BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS, 21 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 553
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