Picks of the Month: Required Bankruptcy Reading for September 2006

Here are the "Picks of the Month" for September 2006, my monthly guide to recently published articles of relevance to the bankruptcy practitioner, scholar, student, and Judge:

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Thomas Y. Allman, THE IMPACT OF THE PROPOSED FEDERAL EDISCOVERY RULES, 7 Sedona Conf. J. 31

John D. Ayer, Michael Bernstein, and Jonathan Friedland, THE INTERSECTION OF CHAPTER 11 AND ANTITRUST, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 18

Thomas G. Bost, CORPORATE LAWYERS AFTER THE BIG QUAKE: THE CONCEPTUAL FAULT LINE IN THE PROFESSIONAL DUTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY, 19 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 1089

Jean Braucher, THEORIES OF OVERINDEBTEDNESS: INTERACTION OF STRUCTURE AND CULTURE, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 323

Jo Ann J. Brighton, DEEPENING THE BLOWS AGAINST DEEPENING INSOLVENCY? The Third Circuit's CitX Opinion and Post-CitX Opinions, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24

Rupert Chartrand and Tracy C. Sandler, THE TREATMENT OF AIRCRAFT IN CANADIAN INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 22

John R. Clemency, KEEPING UP WITH TECHNOLOGY: SECTION 332 AND THE CONSUMER PRIVACY OMBUDSMAN, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28

Jane Maslow Cohen, FOREWORD: OF WATERBANKS, PIGGYBANKS, AND BANKRUPTCY:  CHANGING DIRECTIONS IN WATER LAW, 83 Tex. L. Rev. 1809

Adrian Doble, RESTRUCTURING OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

Rafael Efrat, THE EVOLUTION OF BANKRUPTCY STIGMA, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 365

Anthony Fitzgerald and Todd Wohl,  REAL ESTATE AUCTIONS POPULAR WITH BOTH SELLERS AND BARGAIN HUNTERS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

Craig A. Gargotta, THE DUTY TO FILE TAX RETURNS UNDER BAPCPA, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 10

Geoffrey S. Goodman and Derek L. Wright, IS THE "DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION" NOT THE "DEBTOR"? Post-Petition Transfers and the Subsequent New-Value Defense, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 14

David Hahn, VELVET BANKRUPTCY, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 523

R. Marla Hamilton, EXPERIENCES OF A BANKRUPTCY CLERK OF COURT DURING HURRICANE KATRINA, 53-SEP Fed. Law. 40

Ron Harris and Einat Albin, BANKRUPTCY POLICY IN LIGHT OF MANIPULATION IN CREDIT ADVERTISING, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 431

Richard M. Hynes, CREDIT MARKETS, EXEMPTIONS, AND HOUSEHOLDS WITH  NOTHING TO EXEMPT, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 493

Jeffrey Kurtzman, CURB APPEAL: THE LIMITS OF APPELLATE JURISDICTION OF NONFINAL ORDERS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38

Pablo Lerner, THE CHIEF ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND INSOLVENCY IN ISRAELI LAW, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 565

Daniel W. Linna, Jr., CONTRACT REJECTION DAMAGES MAY NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR SETOFF AFTER ALL, SAYS DELTA COURT, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1

John Lucian, DOES THE PATIENT CARE OMBUDSMAN STATUTE APPLY TO OUTPATIENT FACILITIES?, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 20

James Lupo, COURT SPEECH AS POLITICAL ACTION: ISOCRATES' RHETORICAL IDEAL AND THE LEGAL ORATORY OF DANIEL WEBSTER, 3 J. Ass'n Legal Writing Directors 48

Gregory E. Maggs, ESTOPPEL AND TEXTUALISM, 54 Am. J. Comp. L. 167

Ronald J. Mann, OPTIMIZING CONSUMER CREDIT MARKETS AND BANKRUPTCY POLICY, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 395

Avital Margalit, THE VALUE OF HOME OWNERSHIP, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 467

Junichi Matsushita, COMPREHENSIVE REFORM OF JAPANESE PERSONAL INSOLVENCY LAW, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 555

Kenneth M. Misken, SIDE-SWITCHING WITHOUT INFORMED, WRITTEN CONSENT EQUALS DISQUALIFICATION, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36

Daniel J. Morse, THE "REORGANIZATION TEST" OF ERISA  §4041 APPLIES TO PENSION PLANS IN THE "AGGREGATE", 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 26

Soogeun Oh, PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY IN KOREA: CHALLENGES AND RESPONSES, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 597

John A. E. Pottow, GREED AND PRIDE IN INTERNATIONAL BANKRUPTCY: THE PROBLEMS OF AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS TO "LOCAL INTERESTS", 104 Mich. L. Rev. 1899

Iain D.C. Ramsay, FUNCTIONALISM AND POLITICAL ECONOMY IN THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CONSUMER INSOLVENCY; AN UNFINISHED STORY FROM ENGLAND AND WALES, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 625

Thomas E. Ray, AVOIDANCE OF TRANSFERS OF ENTIRETIES PROPERTY--NO HARM NO FOUL?, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 12

Robert F. Reilly, ATTRIBUTES OF AN EFFECTIVE INTANGIBLE-ASSET VALUATION REPORT, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 48

Stephen W. Sather, THE GREAT BANKRUPTCY RUSH OF 2005 AND ITS AFTERMATH: THE VIEW FROM TEXAS, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 34

Jack Seward, JUDGE LEARNED HAND, PLEASE HELP THEM TO HELP THEMSELVES: History is about to Replicate Itself, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 42

Jeffrey D. Sternklar, THE COLLISION OF THE NEW BANKRUPTCY CODE AND HEALTH CARE LAW , 50-OCT B.B.J. 14 (Boston Bar Journal)

Bruce H. White, William L. Medford, and Bryan L. Elwood, REPURCHASE OBLIGATIONS UNDER MORTGAGE LOAN SALE AGREEMENTS: Protection from the Automatic Stay and Future Actions, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 40

LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Pension Reform Changes Airline and Credit Counseling Requirements, 25-SEP Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 8

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