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Racial Dimensions Of Credit And Bankruptcy, David A. Skeel, Jr. Sep 2004

Racial Dimensions Of Credit And Bankruptcy, David A. Skeel, Jr.

Washington and Lee Law Review

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Of Predatory Lending And The Democratization Of Credit: Preserving The Social Safety Net Of Informality In Small-Loan Transactions, Regina Austin Jan 2004

Of Predatory Lending And The Democratization Of Credit: Preserving The Social Safety Net Of Informality In Small-Loan Transactions, Regina Austin

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Microfinance And Financial Development, Michael S. Barr Jan 2004

Microfinance And Financial Development, Michael S. Barr

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Close to three billion people-half of the world's population-live on less than two dollars a day.' Within these poor communities, one child in five will not live to see his or her fifth birthday. To boost international development, the United Nations (UN) announced the Millennium Development Goals, aimed at eradicating poverty by 2015.? A number of countries responded at the International Conference for Financing International Development in Monterrey, Mexico, by creating action plans to begin to implement the Millennium Development Goals.4 Yet the Millennium Development Goals will prove difficult to achieve.1


Death And Resurrection Of Secured Credit, James J. White Jan 2004

Death And Resurrection Of Secured Credit, James J. White

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The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 (the Code) posed palpable threats to secured creditors. It was drafted by a commission that was at least as concerned with the rights of debtors as with the rights of creditors. It was modified and adopted by a Congress that might have been the most liberal since World War II and signed into law by President Carter at the apogee of the left's power, two years before the Reagan election that marked the rise of the right and the beginning of the left's decline. The power of the left was exerted most forcefully on …


The Litigation Financing Industry: The Wild West Of Finance Should Be Tamed Not Outlawed, Susan Lorde Martin Jan 2004

The Litigation Financing Industry: The Wild West Of Finance Should Be Tamed Not Outlawed, Susan Lorde Martin

Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law

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