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Introduction: The Future Of Chapter 11: A Symposium Cosponsored By The American College Of Bankruptcy, Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger Dec 2005

Introduction: The Future Of Chapter 11: A Symposium Cosponsored By The American College Of Bankruptcy, Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

Professor Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger offers introductory remarks to the Symposium: The Future of Chapter 11, cosponsored by the American College of Bankruptcy and the Boston College Law Review and held at the Boston College Law School on April 22, 2005.


Who Owns The Local Church? A Pressing Issue For Dioceses In Bankruptcy, Catharine P. Wells Nov 2005

Who Owns The Local Church? A Pressing Issue For Dioceses In Bankruptcy, Catharine P. Wells

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

The recent bankruptcies of Catholic Dioceses are unprecedented. For the first time, Bankruptcy Courts must deal with the difficult question of who owns the parish church. In this paper, I will explore two possible sources of confusion about this question. The first is the non- commercial, charitable nature of the Church. The second is its organizational complexity. Resolving the confusion requires a familiarity with various different sources of law including charities law, bankruptcy law, trust law, and Canon Law. In this paper I address this issue by: 1. discussing why the equities and policies that govern charitable bankruptcies are different ...


The Story Of Ymps ("Yield Maintenance Premiums") In Bankruptcy, Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger, Michael G. Hillinger Jan 2005

The Story Of Ymps ("Yield Maintenance Premiums") In Bankruptcy, Ingrid Michelsen Hillinger, Michael G. Hillinger

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

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