Bankruptcy and Race: From Black Churches to African-American DebtorsThursday February 2nd, 2017 - 4:35 PM
(1.0 CLE) This presentation focuses on two primary areas: the use of bankruptcy by churches and other religious organizations and the use of bankruptcy by consumers. The intersection of race and the bankruptcy system will be explored with emphasis on empirical studies of bankruptcy and related parts of the legal system, combining quantitative and qualitative interview-based research.
Speakers: Pamela Foohey
Written Material(s): Bankruptcy and Race - From Black Churches to African American Debtors Cover.pdf
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