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Books

  • Questions & Answers: Bankruptcy, 2nd Ed. (with Markell) (Lexis Nexis, forthcoming 2017)

Chapters of Books or Articles within Books

  • “Assisted Person” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2015)
  • “Bankruptcy Assistance” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2015)
  • “Debt Relief Assistance” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2015)
  • “Disclosures” in Collier on Bankruptcy , 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2015)
  • “Requirements for Debt Relief Agencies” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2015)
  • “Restrictions on Debt Relief Agencies” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2015)
  • “Turnover of Estate Property” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2004)
  • “Custodial Control of Estate Property” in Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Ed. (Resnick, and Sommer, eds.) (Lexis Nexis, 2003)

Journal Articles

  • “Tribute to the Special Issue on teh 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education” in 52 San Diego Law Review 811 (2015)
  • “The Political Economy of the $26 Billion Dollar Mortgage Settlement” in 41 Western State University Law Review (2013)
  • “The 20052 Bankruptcy Reform Act Changes the Rules for Debt Relief Agnecies, Assited Persons, and Advertising” in ABA Labor Law Journal (2007)
  • Conservative Economics and Optimal Consumer Bankruptcy Policy” in 7 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 347 (2006)
  • “Small Business Bankruptcies and Single Asset Real Estate Cases: Update and Analysis” in 4 Business Law News 5 (2006)
  • “Finance and Factionalism: The Uneasy Present (and Future) of Special Interest Committees in Corporate Reorganization Law” in 41 San Diego Law Review 1373 (2004)
  • “Race, Class, and Suburbia: The Modern Black Suburb as a Race-Making Situation” in 35 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 749 (2002)
  • “A Statute of Disbelief?: Clashing Ethical Imperatives in Fraudulent Transfer Law” in 48 South Carolina Law Review 771 (1997)
  • “Globalism, Parochialism, and Procedure: A Critical Assessment of Local Rulemaking in Bankruptcy Court” in 46 South Carolina Law Review 1245 (1995)
  • “ The New Rawlsian Theory of Bankruptcy Ethics” in 16 Cardozo Law Review 111 (1994)
  • “Critical Race Theory and Classical Liberal Scholarship: A Distinction Without a Difference?” in 82 California Law Review 787 (with Brooks) (1994)
  • “Undersecured Creditors in Bankruptcy: Dewsnup, Nobleman, and the Decline of Priority” in 25 Arizona State Law Journal 547 (1993)
  • “The Political Economy of the $26 Billion Dollar Mortgage Settlement” in 39 Western State University Law Review 337 (-1)

Presentations and Conferences

  • "A Career in Law & Service to the Community: Finding the Balance" as moderator at Black Law Students Association Speaker Panel at University of San Diego (September 2016)
  • "Black in the Classroom" at 48th Annual Western Region Black Law Students Association Convention (January 2016)
  • "Don't Cry for Me, Oklahoma: the Political Economy of the $26 Billion Dollar Mortgage Settlement" at Symposium on Business and Commeridcal Law at Western State University College of Law (March 2012)
  • "Legal Ethics and Professionalism" at University of San Diego (August 2010)
  • "What's Not Being Talked AboutL Motherhiid & Sexism in the Law" at University of San Diego (October 2009)
  • "Legal Ethics and Professionalism " at University of San Diego (August 2009)
  • "Legal Ethics and Professionalism" at University of San Diego (August 2008)
  • "Race, Gender & Change in Contemporary Life" at Southern Vermont College's 2007-2008 Distingushed Lecture Vermont College at Southern Vermont College (April 2008)
  • "Maxed Out " at Law & Social Justice Film Series at University of San Diego (March 15, 2008)
  • "Bankruptcy Practice After the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005" at American Law Institute-American Bar Association Study Program (December 2006)
  • "Jurisdictional Issues in Bankruptcy: Update and Analysis" at Thirty-Second Annual Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute (April 2006)
  • "Small Business Provisions and single Asset Real Estate Provisions in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Update and Analysis" at Thirty-Second Annual Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute (April 2006)
  • "Debt Relief Agencies ,Assisted Persons, Disclosure, and Advertisements under the New Bankruptcy Law: An Overview of Selected Ethical Issues" at American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference (December 2005)
  • "Should The City of San Diego File for Chpater 9 Bankruptcy" at The San Diego Chapter of the Federalis Society (October 2005)
  • "Conservative Economics and Optimal Consumer Bankruptcy Policy" at The Cegla enter for Interdisciplinary Research of teh Law at Tel Aviv University School of Law (June 2005)
  • "Notice to Creditor Issues Under the New Bankruptcy Law" at State Bar of California Business Law Section Educational Program (May 2005)
  • "Recent Trends in Consumer Bankruptcy Law: United States Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal Developments " at National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Annual Convention (April 2005)
  • "Creditors' Committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy: Soup and Nuts" at American Bar Association Section of Business Law Spring Meeting (April 2004)
  • "Bankruptcy Rule Changes You Should Know bout: Update and Analysis" at Biennial Bankruptcy Institute at University of Kentucky School os Law (May 2003)
  • "The Social, political and Economic Implications of the Mega-Bankruptcies" at Ivy League Club of San Diego (May 2002)
  • "Recent Developments in Real Property Law" at Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of California (April 2002)
  • "the Best and Worst of the 'New' Bankruptcy Code" at Association of American Law Schools' Workshop on Bankruptcy (May 2001)
  • "The Economics and Politics of Bankruptcy Reform" at KPS Thse Days Radio Profram (April 2001)
  • "Race and Gender Bias in the Bankruptcy Reforem" at National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Spring Education Seminar (March 2001)
  • "Race, Class and Suburbia: The Modern Black Suburb as a 'Race-Making Situation" at American Association of Law Schools' Section on Socio-Economics (January 2001)
  • "An Update on Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure" at Federal Conference of Chief Bankruptcy Judges (January 2000)
  • "Federal Rulemaking and the bankruptcy Courts: An Update" at Federal Conference of Chief Bankruptcy Judges (December 1998)
  • "Local Culture and Judicial Discretion" at American Association of Law Schools Section on Debtors and Creditors Rights (January 1998)
  • "Should Bankruptcy Judges Write Opinions and, If So, How Should they Write Them?" at National Conference on Bankruptcy Judges Roundtable (October 1996)

Contact:

Office of the Dean
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Phone: (619) 260-4527