University of Miami School of Law Course Description - Online System
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Fall 2017

Course Description
An intensive study of the problems of the debtor and creditor under federal bankruptcy law. It will focus particularly on issues concerning the bankruptcy estate, the automatic stay, discharge in Chapter 7, the avoiding powers to the trustee, and reorganization in Chapter 11. The text will be supplemented with lectures on local rules, procedures and recent cases as well as practical methods of dealing with the subject matter.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-14-2017 - 11-21-2017   MW  7:30 PM-8:50 PM F402

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: (Commercial Law) recommended but not required
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Specialized
Family & Personal - Related
Government & Regulation - Related
Bar Subject(s): None
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Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None