Professor     Lynn M. LoPucki

New! May 21, 2009 Congressional hearing touches on Routine Illegality (but only because I bring it up)

Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty, Routine Illegality in Bankruptcy Court Fee Practices, released May 6, 2009 and forthcoming in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal.

 Senator John Cornyn on his venue bill, Legal Times, June 6, 2005

 Senator Joseph Biden attacks my research, Legal Times, June 20, 2005

 My  reply to Senator Biden, Legal Times, July 18, 2005

 The academics that don't say what Senator Biden says they say


                                                                                                               Updated May 23, 2009

 Lynn M. LoPucki is the
 Security Pacific Bank
 Professor of Law at the
 UCLA Law School

Now available!


Courting Failure: How Competition for Big Cases Is Corrupting the Bankruptcy Courts (University of Michigan Press).

Web BRD.  Design and run your own empirical studies of big-case bankruptcies in an abbreviated version of the Bankruptcy Research Database

Bankruptcy Visuals.  View or buy copies of colorful graphics that explain procedure under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Strategies for Creditors in Bankruptcy Proceedings. Buy copies of this one-volume guide (with annul updating) from the publisher.  The Fourth Edition was published in December, 2003.

Articles and manuscripts.  View a list of Lynn M. LoPucki's writings with links to those available on-line.

Why Are Delaware and New York Bankruptcy Reorganizations Failing?   55 Vanderbilt Law Review 1922 (2002) (empirical study showing court competition to be the most likely cause of the high reorganization failure rates in Delaware and New York).