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Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America, an excerpt from a new book by Prof. David A. Skeel, Jr.

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REED SHULDINER Professor of Law and Associate Dean has been researching, along with Professor David Shakow, a proposal for wealth taxation in the United States. Shuldiner and Shakow have undertaken a study of how the so-called phase-out of itemized deductions actually operates within the federal income tax.
A Comprehensive Wealth Tax (co-author David Shakow) Tax Law Review (2001)

DAVID A. SKEEL, JR. Professor of Law presented “Virtual Privatization: Governance Reforms for Government-Owned Firms” at a series at Penn Law in June and at a conference on Government-Owned Corporations in Brisbane, Australia in July. Chapters from his book manuscript, Debt’s Dominion, were presented at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University in April. In May, Professor Skeel participated on a panel called “Best and Worst of the Proposed Bankruptcy Legislation” at the AALS Bankruptcy Section conference in St. Louis. He also made a presentation of his article “Shaming in Corporate Law” to a faculty workshop at Vanderbilt University School of Law in February, at Fordham University School of Law in November 2000, and at the Institute for Law and Economics’ Conference on Norms and Corporate Law. Lastly, he presented a chapter from Debt’s Dominion to Howard Rosenthal’s “Politics and Finance” class at Princeton University in April 2000. Skeel delivered “ The Rise and Fall of the SEC in Bankruptcy” at the University of San Diego School of Law in September 2000.
Shaming in Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (Forthcoming 2001)

Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton University Press, 2001)

Lockups and Delaware Venue in Corporate Law and Bankruptcy, 68 University of Cincinnati Law Review 1243 (2000)

Vern Countryman and the Path of Progressive and Populist Bankruptcy Scholarship, 113 Harvard Law Review 1075 (2000)

What’s So Bad About Delaware? 54 Vanderbilt University Law Review 309 (2000)

CLYDE SUMMERS Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law Emeritus
Employment at Will in the United States: The Divine Right of Employers, Scritti in Onore di Gino Giugni (2000)
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