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Bankruptcy Law: Picking a Topic

Resources for Barry Law students taking the Bankruptcy seminar class or Bankruptcy Clinic, and any law students and lawyers involved with bankruptcy practice

What Makes a Good Topic?

What to Look For: 

  1. Emerging Issues
  2. Unresolved issues – split circuits or split of authority, case of first impression, unsettled doctrine
  3. Pending Legislation
  4. Notable Trials
  5. Hot Topics

Where to Look?


Where to Look?

Current Event Sites: 

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