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11th Annual EBDJ Symposium

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Emory University School of Law

Click here for more information. Online registration is now closed, but registration by cash or check is available at the symposium.


EBDJ Distinguished Award for Lifetime Achievement Banquet
honoring Professor David Epstein

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

The banquet venue has been moved to

Maggiano's Buckhead
3368 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Map and directions

Click here to register. Please contact Editor-in-Chief Alex Clamon for sponsorship details. Click here for more information.


New Executive Board Selected for 2014-2015

Gene Goldmintz

Executive Managing Editors
Jacob Davis
Jon Lawler
Lauren Riker

Executive Notes & Comments Editor
Sarah Trevino

Executive Articles Editor
Vanessa Meyerhoefer

Executive Administrative Editor
Michael Kim

Executive Symposium Editor
Smita Gautam

Executive Special Projects Editor & Symposium Editor
Jordan E. Wilkinson

Executive Marketing Editor
Angela Kang


Student Comments Selected for 2014-2015 Publication

Leia Clement, A Study on Bankruptcy Crime Prosecution Under Title 18: Is the Process Undermining the goals of the Bankruptcy System? 

Smita Gautam, #Bankruptcy: Reconsidering "Property" To Determine the Role of Social Media in the Banruptcy Estate

Gene Goldmintz, CTRL+ALT+DEL: Does the Bankruptcy Code Need a Reboot? The Eligibility of Consumer Digital Goods for Liquidation*

Matthew Kahn, Fresh Start, Not Head Start: An Examination of Inherited Individual Retirement Accounts and Why They Should Not Qualify for Exemption Under 11 U.S.C. § 522(d)(12) 

Angela Kang, Artificial Impairment: Do Motives Matter for Section 1129(a)(10) 

Corinne McCarthy, Justice for Tort Claimants in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases

Mary Frances McKenna, Stop Right There: Limiting Judicial Estoppel in the Bankruptcy Context

Rachel Neufeld, When an Alleged Wrong Becomes a Protected Right: Casey Anthony's Life-Story & Future Book Rights Are Property of her Bankruptcy Estate

Sarah Trevino, Avoiding the Avoid: Re-Securing the Mortgage Lender Post-BFP

Drew Vermette, Interpreting Finality in § 158(d): Whether an Order Denying Confirmation of a Debtor's Reorganization Plan Should Be Considered Final or Interlocutory for the Purpose of Appeal**

*Winner of the Keith Shapiro Consumer Bankruptcy Writing Award
**Winner of the Keith Shapiro Corporate Bankruptcy Writing Award