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"Sovereignty" Issues and the Church Bankruptcy Cases, 29 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 345 (2005).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

A Dialogue on the Costs and Benefits of Automatic Stays for Derivatives and Repurchase Agreements, in BANKRUPTCY NOT BAILOUT: A SPECIAL CHAPTER 14 (Hoover Institution Press, 2012) (with Darrell Duffie).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

A Theory of Law Firm Globalization (unpublished manuscript, 2008) (with John Armour)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

An Efficiency-Based Explanation for Current Corporate Reorganization Practice, 73 U. CHI. L. REV. 425 (2006) (with Ken Ayotte) (reviewing LYNN LOPUCKI, COURTING FAILURE (2005)).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

An Evolutionary Theory of Corporate Law and Corporate Bankruptcy, 51 VAND. L. REV. 1325 (1998) (selected as one of ten best corporate and securities articles of year and reprinted in Corporate Practice Commentator (vol. 41, 1999-2000).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Assessing the Chrysler Bankruptcy, 108 MICH. L. REV. 727 (2010), reprinted in 52 CORP. PRAC. COMMENTATOR 1 (2010) (with Mark Roe).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Avoiding Moral Bankruptcy, 44 B.C. L. REV. 1181 (2003).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

BANKRUPTCY (Foundation Press 9th ed., 2012) (with William Warren and Daniel J. Bussel).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Bankruptcy Boundary Games, 4 BROOK. J. CORP. FIN. & COM. L. 1 (2009).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Bankruptcy Law as a Liquidity Provider, U. CHI. L. REV., Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-8 (with Kenneth Ayotte). (forthcoming 2013)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Bankruptcy Phobia, 82 TEMP. L. REV. 333 (2009).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Bankruptcy and Economic Recovery, in RESTRUCTURING FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO SPEED RECOVERY (Brookings Institution, forthcoming) (forthcoming October 2013)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Bankruptcy or Bailouts?, 35 J. CORP. L. 469 (2010) (with Kenneth Ayotte).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Bankruptcy's Home Economics, 12 AM. BANKR. INST. L. REV. 43 (2004).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Behavioralism in Finance and Securities Law, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-25 (forthcoming 2014)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Can Majority Voting Provisions Do it All?, 52 EMORY L.J. 417 (2003).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Can Pensions Be Restructured in (Detroit’s) Municipal Bankruptcy? (The Federalist Society, White Paper Series, October 2013).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Christianity of the (Modest) Rule of Law, 8 U. PA. J. CONST. L. 809 (2006) (with William Stuntz).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Competing Narratives in Corporate Bankruptcy: Debtor in Control vs. No Time to Spare, 2009 MICH. ST. L. REV. 1187.
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Corporate Anatomy Lessons, 113 YALE L.J. 1519 (2004) (reviewing REINIER KRAAKMAN, THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH (2004)).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Corporate Governance and Social Welfare in the Common Law World (February 26, 2014). Texas Law Review, Forthcoming; U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-9. (forthcoming)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Corporate Ownership Structure and the Evolution of Bankruptcy Law: Lessons Learned From the United Kingdom 55 VAND. L. REV. 1699 (2002) (with John Armour and Brian Cheffins).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Corporate Shaming Revisited: An Essay for Bill Klein, 2 BERKELEY BUS. L.J. 105 (2005).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

DEBT'S DOMINION: A HISTORY OF BANKRUPTCY LAW IN AMERICA (Princeton University Press 2001).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Dynamic Resolution of Large Financial Institutions, 2 HARV. BUS. L. REV. 435 (2012) (with Thomas H. Jackson).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Employees, Pensions and Governance in Chapter 11, 82 WASH. U. L.Q. 1469 (2005).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

European Implications of Bankruptcy Venue Shopping, 54 BUFF. L. REV. 439 (2006).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Give States a Way to Go Bankrupt: It’s the Best Option for Avoiding a Massive Federal Bailout, 3(2) CAL. J. POL. & POL'Y, Art. 19 (2011).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Hauerwasian Christian Legal Theory, 75 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 115 (2012).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

ICARUS IN THE BOARDROOM: THE FUNDAMENTAL FLAWS IN CORPORATE AMERICA AND WHERE THEY CAME FROM (Oxford Univ. Press 2005).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

IS U.S. GOVERNMENT DEBT DIFFERENT? (FIC Press, 2012) (with Franklin Allen, Anna Gelpern and Charles Mooney).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Icarus and American Corporate Regulation, in, AFTER ENRON: IMPROVING CORPORATE LAW AND MODERNIZING SECURITIES REGULATION IN EUROPE AND THE US (Joseph McCahery et al., eds., 2006).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Regime be Structured?, 53 EMORY L.J. 763 (2004) (with Patrick Bolton).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Inside-Out Corporate Governance, 32 J. CORP. L. 147 (2012).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Institutional Choice in an Economic Crisis, 2013 WIS. L. REV. 629
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Introduction: Appreciating Bill Stuntz (with Michael J. Klarman & Carol S. Steiker), in THE POLITICAL HEART OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: ESSAYS ON THEMES OF WILLIAM J. STUNTZ, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (co-editor with Michael J. Klarman & Carol S. Steiker).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Is Bankruptcy the Answer for Troubled Cities and States?, 50 HOUS. L. REV. 1063 (2013).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Lockups and Delaware Venue in Corporate Law and Bankruptcy, 68 U. CIN. L. REV. 1243 (2000).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Making Sense of the New Financial Deal, 5 LIBERTY U. L. REV. 181 (2011).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Masters of Illusion: The Supreme Court and the Religion Clauses (by Frank S. Ravich), 50 J. CHURCH & ST. 599 (2008) (book review).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Odious Debts or Odious Regimes?, 70 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 83 (Autumn 2007) (with Patrick Bolton).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Racial Dimensions of Credit and Bankruptcy, 61 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1695 (2004).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Redesigning the International Lender of Last Resort, U. 6 CHI. J. INT'L L. 177 (2005) (with Patrick Bolton).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Shaming in Corporate Law, 149 U. PA. L. REV. 1811 (2001).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Single Point of Entry and the Bankruptcy Alternative (February 26, 2014), in Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis (Brookings-Hoover, Forthcoming); U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-10. (forthcoming)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

States of Bankruptcy, 79 U. CHI. L. REV. 677 (2012).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

THE NEW FINANCIAL DEAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND ITS (UNINTENDED) CONSEQUENCES (Wiley, 2011).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Accidental Elegance of Aronson v. Lewis, in ICONIC CASES IN CORPORATE LAW (ed. Jonathan Macey, 2008)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Criminal Law of Gambling: A Puzzling History, in GAMBLING: MAPPING THE AMERICAN MORAL LANDSCAPE (Alan Wolfe & Erik C. Owens, eds., 2009) (with William J. Stuntz).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Law and Finance of Bank and Insurance Insolvency Regulation, 76 TEX. L. REV. 723 (1998).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Lawyer as Confidence-Man, 101 COLUM. L. REV. 1750 (2001).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Mosaic Law in Christian Perspective, LAW AND THE BIBLE: JUSTICE, MERCY AND LEGAL INSTITUTIONS (Robert F. Cochran Jr. & David VanDrunen eds., 2013) (with Tremper Longman).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Paths of Christian Legal Scholarship, 12 GREEN BAG 169 (2008)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives, 75 U. CIN. L. REV. 1019 (2007) (with Frank Partnoy).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

The Unbearable Lightness of Christian Scholarship, 57 EMORY L.J. 1471 (2008).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Transaction Consistency and the New Finance in Bankruptcy, 112 COLUM. L. REV. 152 (2012) (with Thomas Jackson).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Vern Countryman and the Path of Progressive Legal Scholarship, 113 HARV. L. REV. 1075 (2000).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Welcome Back, SEC?, 18 AM. BANKR. INST. L. REV. 573 (2010).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

What Were Jesus and the Pharisees Talking About When They Talked About Law? 23 J.L. RELIGION 141 (2007-2008).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

What's So Bad About Delaware?, 54 VAND L. REV. 309 (2001).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

When Should Bankruptcy Be an Option (for People, Places or Things)?, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-8 (forthcoming 2014)
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why?--The Peculiar Divergence of U.S. and U.K. Takeover Regulation, 95 GEO. L. J. 1727 (2007) (with John Armour).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel

Why Do Distressed Companies Choose Delaware? An Empirical Analysis of Venue Choice in Bankruptcy, (U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-29, October 2004) (with Kenneth Ayotte).
Author:  David Arthur Skeel