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Regulating Bankruptcy: Public Choice, Ideology, & Beyond, A. Mechele Dickerson Jan 2006

Regulating Bankruptcy: Public Choice, Ideology, & Beyond, A. Mechele Dickerson

Washington University Law Review

For almost a decade, members of Congress fiercely debated legislation that would make it harder for people to discharge their debts in bankruptcy. The legislation was finally enacted on April 20, 2005, when the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (“BAPCPA”) was signed into law. BAPCPA became fully effective for cases filed on or after October 17, 2005. At one of the earliest hearings on the proposed bankruptcy legislation, one of the bill’s sponsors suggested that “it is probably incorrect to suggest this is a credit card versus consumer problem.” Yet throughout Congressional debates on the ...


Fired Up! In The Blogosphere: Internet Communications Regulation Under Federal Campaign Finance Law, Benjamin Norris Jan 2006

Fired Up! In The Blogosphere: Internet Communications Regulation Under Federal Campaign Finance Law, Benjamin Norris

Washington University Law Review

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Proceed With Caution: The Implications Of The Omb Peer Review Guidelines On Precautionary Legislation, Maureen Mahon Jan 2006

Proceed With Caution: The Implications Of The Omb Peer Review Guidelines On Precautionary Legislation, Maureen Mahon

Washington University Law Review

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