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The Affordability Paradox: How Consumer Bankruptcy's Greatest Weakness May Account For Its Surprising Success, Angela Littwin May 2011

The Affordability Paradox: How Consumer Bankruptcy's Greatest Weakness May Account For Its Surprising Success, Angela Littwin

William & Mary Law Review

When the 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) made consumer bankruptcy more expensive for all debtors, it inadvertently reignited a debate about how to make the system more affordable for its neediest beneficiaries. Even before BAPCPA, consumer bankruptcy suffered from the irony that those who needed it the most were often too poor to take advantage of its relief.

The seemingly obvious solution to this problem is to eliminate the major cost that consumer bankruptcy filers bear, that of paying their own lawyers. But in our rush to undo the harm caused by BAPCPA’s worsening of ...


Tanf And Its Implications On The Autonomy Of Indigent Single Mothers, Tanisha L. Jackson Oct 2004

Tanf And Its Implications On The Autonomy Of Indigent Single Mothers, Tanisha L. Jackson

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Why Family Cap Laws Just Aren't Getting It Done, Kelly J. Gastley Oct 2004

Why Family Cap Laws Just Aren't Getting It Done, Kelly J. Gastley

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Of Child Welfare And Welfare Reform: The Implications For Children When Contradictory Policies Collide, Kay P. Kindred Apr 2003

Of Child Welfare And Welfare Reform: The Implications For Children When Contradictory Policies Collide, Kay P. Kindred

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


The Americans With Disabilities Act As Welfare Reform, Samuel R. Bagenstos Feb 2003

The Americans With Disabilities Act As Welfare Reform, Samuel R. Bagenstos

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


When The War On Poverty Became The War On Poor, Pregnant Women: Political Rhetoric, The Unconstitutional Conditions Doctrine, And The Family Cap Restrictions, Carole M. Hirsch Feb 2002

When The War On Poverty Became The War On Poor, Pregnant Women: Political Rhetoric, The Unconstitutional Conditions Doctrine, And The Family Cap Restrictions, Carole M. Hirsch

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Singled Out: A Critique Of The Representation Of Single Motherhood In Welfare Discourse, Parvin R. Huda Feb 2001

Singled Out: A Critique Of The Representation Of Single Motherhood In Welfare Discourse, Parvin R. Huda

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


America's Uneasy Relationship With The Working Poor, A. Mechele Dickerson Nov 1999

America's Uneasy Relationship With The Working Poor, A. Mechele Dickerson

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Liberty Impact Of The New Property, Charles A. Reich Feb 1990

The Liberty Impact Of The New Property, Charles A. Reich

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Cultural Historian's Reading Of Charles Reich's Impact On The Contemporary Discourse On "Welfare", Brigitte Fleischmann Feb 1990

A Cultural Historian's Reading Of Charles Reich's Impact On The Contemporary Discourse On "Welfare", Brigitte Fleischmann

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.