Picks of the Month: Required Bankruptcy Reading for August 2006

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

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H. Joseph Acosta, THIRD CIRCUIT SAYS "NO" TO DOUBLE DISCOUNTING, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 26

Jerald I. Ancel, Paul T. Deignan, and Jeffrey J. Graham, CHERRIES PACKED IN BRINE: PITFALLS FOR DEBTOR'S COUNSEL UNDER PACA, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 46

Josef S. Athanas and Caroline A. Reckler, LOCK-UP AGREEMENTS: VALUABLE TOOL OR VIOLATION OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE?, 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 4 Art. 4

Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen, BEYOND RECIDIVISM, 54 Buff. L. Rev. 343

Carianne Basler and Michelle Campbell, BEST PRACTICES IDENTIFIED: A CHAT WITH THE CLAIMS, NOTICING AND SOLICITATION AGENTS -- Helping us Avoid Some Case Administration Landmines, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 34

Ashley L. Belleau, BANKRUPTCY NATIONWIDE SERVICE: DOES IT EQUATE TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION?, 54 La. B.J. 22

Mark Berman and Jo Ann Brighton, SECOND-LIEN FINANCING: PART V: WHO GETS WHAT?, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38

Hon. Paul W. Bonapfel, INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER 11 CASES UNDER BAPCPA, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1

Michael A. Cavan, "DEBTQUITY": A PERSPECTIVE ON THE CURRENT BLUR BETWEEN DEBT AND EQUITY, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 14

Comment, MORE BANKRUPTCY ARBITRATION NEWS, 61-JUL Disp. Resol. J. 6

A. Mechele Dickerson, WORDS THAT WOUND: DEFINING, DISCUSSING, AND DEFEATING BANKRUPTCY "CORRUPTION", 54 Buff. L. Rev. 365

Ann Vom Eigen, NEW IRS DETERMINATION PROCEDURE ESTABLISHED; FINANCIAL NETTING AND CHAPTER 7 FEE ADJUSTMENT MOVES FORWARD IN THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 8

Kevin C. Gleason, A PENNY RETURNED IS A PENNY EARNED:  Who Gets the Money upon Conversion of a Chapter 13 Case to Chapter 7 Before Confirmation?, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 12

Brian Hermann and Penny Dearborn, SUPREME COURT 2006: THE SUPREMES EXPAND BANKRUPTCY COURT JURISDICTION, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 48

Tedra Hobson, THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE CREATION ACT?: CURING UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF BANKRUPTCY REFORM, 40 Ga. L. Rev. 1245

Samuel Issacharoff and Catherine M. Sharkey, BACKDOOR FEDERALIZATION, 53 UCLA L. Rev. 1353

Patrick A. Jackson, CONCEPTUALIZING CLAIM OBJECTIONS Part II: "Books and Records" Revisited, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 42

Melissa B. Jacoby, FAST, CHEAP, AND CREDITOR-CONTROLLED: IS CORPORATE REORGANIZATION FAILING?, 54 Buff. L. Rev. 401

Susan Power Johnston, APPLICATION OF THE ROOKER-FELDMAN DOCTRINE IN BANKRUPTCY CASES, 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 4 Art. 1

George Kuney, Prof. John D. Ayer, Michael L. Bernstein, and Jonathan Friedland, THE INTERSECTION OF CHAPTER 11 AND UCC ARTICLE 9, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 20

Mette H. Kurth and Theodore A. Cohen, BANKRUPTCY PRACTITIONERS, GET YOUR GUNS Haberbush and Sherwood Partners Set the Stage for a Showdown between the Code and State ABC Law, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

Robert J. Landry III, INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER 11 CASES AFTER BAPCPA: CAN YOU STILL CLOSE THE CASE EARLY?, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 10

Adam J. Levitin, THE LIMITS OF ENRON: COUNTERPARTY RISK IN BANKRUPTCY CLAIMS TRADING, 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 4 Art. 3

Lynn M. LoPucki, COURTING FAILURE: How Competition for Big Cases Is Corrupting the Bankruptcy Courts, 54 Buff. L. Rev. 325

Lynn M. LoPucki, WHERE DO YOU GET OFF? A REPLY TO COURTING FAILURE'S CRITICS, 54 Buff. L. Rev. 511

Samuel R. Maizel and Rachel Caplan, CHICKEN LITTLE COMES TO ROOST IN BANKRUPTCY Why §362(b)(28) Doesn't Mean the Sky Is Falling, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 22

Kurt A. Mayr, A TALE OF TWO PROCEEDINGS: "TURNABOUT IS FAIR PLAY" IN THE YUKOS U.S. BANKRUPTCY CASES, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24

Kurt A. Mayr, UNLOCKING THE LOCKUP: THE REVIVAL OF PLAN SUPPORT AGREEMENTS UNDER NEW §1125(g) OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE, 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 6 Art. 2

Kurt A. Mayr, USING CHAPTER 15 TO OVERCOME U.S. SECURITIES LAW IMPEDIMENTS TO EFFECTIVE ANCILLARY RELIEF IN CROSS-BORDER REORGANIZATIONS, 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 4 Art. 2

Leslie H. Miles, Jr.,THE MISUSE OF STANDARDS OF PRACTICE IN VALUATION LITIGATION, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 52

Judith Greenstone Miller, PROTECTING PROFESSIONAL FEES FROM DISGORGEMENT Obtaining Carve-Outs from Secured Creditors to Safeguard Against Uncertainties - Part II, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 40

Kenneth M. Misken, SETOFF OF REJECTION DAMAGES UNDER §553: A STRAINED AND IMAGINATIVE INTERPRETATION?, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36

Alison D. Morantz, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME: HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION AND JUDICIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF FAMILY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA FOR POSTCONFIRMATION DEFAULT, 24 Law & Hist. Rev. 245

Luis Salazar,  PLAN TO FAIL: REMEDIES, 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 6 Art. 1

David A. Skeel, Jr., EUROPEAN IMPLICATIONS OF BANKRUPTCY VENUE SHOPPING IN THE U.S., 54 Buff. L. Rev. 439

Sarah Edstrom Smith, SHOULD THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT CONTINUE TO BE THE LOAN RANGER? A LOOK AT THE TOTALITY OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES TEST FOR DISCHARGING STUDENT LOANS UNDER THE UNDUE HARDSHIP EXCEPTION IN BANKRUPTCY, 29 Hamline L. Rev. 602

Michael D. Sousa, EQUITABLE POWERS OF A BANKRUPTCY COURT: FEDERAL ALL WRITS ACT AND §105 OF THE CODE Part II: §105 of the Bankruptcy Code, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28

Arthur Steinberg and Scott I. Davidson, SECTION 365 OF THE CODE: WHEN DOES BEING IN POSSESSION NOT MEAN 'IN POSSESSION"?, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 50

Charles J. Tabb, COURTING CONTROVERSY, 54 Buff. L. Rev. 467

James D. Walker, Jr. and Amber Nickell, BANKRUPTCY: Eleventh Circuit Survey, 57 Mercer L. Rev. 1013

Brian C. Walsh, SUPREME COURT DECISION MAY ENHANCE FEDERAL JURISDICTION OVER BANKRUPTCY SALE DISPUTES, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 44

David B. Wheeler, AN UNRUNG BELL: REVOCATION OF AN ORDER CONFIRMING A REORGANIZATION PLAN, 25-AUG Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 16

William C. Whitford, VENUE CHOICE: WHERE THE ACTION IS, 54 Buff. L. Rev. 321

Jacob Ziegel, FACTS ON THE GROUND AND RECONCILIATION OF DIVERGENT CONSUMER INSOLVENCY PHILOSOPHIES: Personal Bankruptcy in the 21st Century: Emerging Trends and New Challenges, 7 Theoretical Inquiries L. 299

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