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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Commercial Law: Bankruptcy

Course Description
The principal objective of this course is an in-depth analysis of the Bankruptcy Code. The course will examine to varying degrees the structure and process of both consumer and business bankruptcy proceedings.  Special emphasis will be placed on protection of the insolvent debtor, the discharge of debts, the constituents of a bankruptcy estate, the allowance of and priorities among claims, the treatment of executory contracts, and the avoidance of transfers.  The interaction between bankruptcy law and nonbankruptcy law will be considered, and attention will be devoted throughout the course to the competing goals of debtors and creditors that underlie the bankruptcy system.  (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2014
   
 
   

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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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