Collier on Bankruptcy: 16th edition at KF1524 .C634. Chapters are arranged by code section or by rule. The library also has earlier sets, including the 15th edition Revised at KF1524 .C633. Collier on Bankruptcy is on Lexis, and some earlier editions are available in The Making of Modern Law (3rd through 13th editions) and in Hein Online's History of Bankruptcy database (1st through 12th editions).
Bankruptcy Service, Lawyers Edition. Available online via Westlaw. Commentary and bankruptcy decisions by code section.
Practitioner Resources and other handbooks, manuals, and treatises:
American Bankruptcy Law Journal (National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges)
ABI Law Review (St. John's University)
Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law: Available online via Westlaw
Commercial Law World (Commercial Law League of America)
Westlaw: Law Reviews & Journals in Secondary Sources.
Lexis+: Bankruptcy Law Reviews and Journals
Hein Online's Law Journal Library: Includes a Citation Navigator to find articles by citation. Hein Online's History of Bankruptcy includes scholarly articles on bankruptcy reform legislation and history
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books: Includes legal treatises as well as journal articles. Field searching including by subject, court case, and statute.
Current Index to Legal Periodicals: Find new articles by journal or subject, including bankruptcy.
Databases @ Emory: Find journals in Emory databases by subject, including Business, Economics, and Statistics and Demography. Get links to databases with full text journals, including JSTOR, Proquest, and EBSCO journals. You can also search for databases with terms in the database name or description.
Emory eJournals: Find online sources for specific journals by title.
Subscription databases with newsletters for tracking issues in bankruptcy law and related subjects.
Bloomberg Bankruptcy Law Newsletter: Includes cases, new filings, and proposed bills. The Bankruptcy Law Practice Center has a Bloomberg News feed with bankruptcy stories and recent significant filings, and the company information section includes Bankruptcy Rumors and Distressed Company Screener. US Law Week and Supreme Court Today have news on US Supreme Court and significant appellate cases. There is an archive of older BNA news reports 1989-1996 available.
American Bankruptcy Institute's Newsroom has sections with news on bankruptcy law, plus the ABI Journal. The ABI Journal includes brief articles with bankruptcy law developments and analysis by experts. To see password-protected sections of the website, Emory Law students should ask at the reference desk, or get updates by email with a discounted student membership. The ABI Journal is also available on Bloomberg Law and Westlaw.
Lexis has a Bankruptcy Practice Area page with Law360 with bankruptcy news stories and Troubled Company Reporter, a daily newsletter of developments in large companies involved in restructuring or that are experiencing financial strains, including companies in Chapter 11. The Business News section includes stories from the Daily Financial Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Law360 is also available in a web version, with a bankruptcy section for news on bankruptcy cases.
Legal blogs are a good free resource for finding news and developments in bankruptcy law. Most are written by bankruptcy attorneys or law school professors. Search for bankruptcy blogs, or find blog posts by category(including bankruptcy), using Justia Blawgsearch. The ABI Bankruptcy Blog Exchange compiles entries from several bankruptcy blogs.
Useful blogs for finding bankruptcy and related news include:
Reports from government agencies can give you background on bankruptcy legislation, the courts, government operations, and the economy.
GAO Reports: The GAO investigates federal spending. Find reports and testimony by topic or agency, including on topics like foreclosures, federal spending and debt, and federal employees.
CRS Reports: The Congressional Research Service prepares reports for Congress on legislative topics, including bankruptcy, finance, and economic policy. Find CRS reports in:
Hein Online's Congress and the Courts Library: Federal Judicial Center publications, legislative histories on organization of the courts, and selected law review articles.
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