Bankruptcy Procedure and State-Created Rights: The Lessons of Gibbons and Marathon

@article{Baird1982BankruptcyPA,
  title={Bankruptcy Procedure and State-Created Rights: The Lessons of Gibbons and Marathon},
  author={Douglas G. Baird},
  journal={The Supreme Court Review},
  year={1982},
  volume={1982},
  pages={25 - 47}
}
  • D. Baird
  • Published 1 January 1982
  • Law, History
  • The Supreme Court Review
During the 1981 Term, the Supreme Court found two federal bankruptcy laws unconstitutional. Neither case raised much notice initially. The Wall StreetJournal mentioned neither in an article that purported to summarize the important business opinions of the Term. One of the first hints in the press that either case might have a noticeable impact on the day-to-day workings of the federal judiciary appeared in an advertisement in late summer that explained why the Manville Corporation had filed a… 
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