TITLE

Left Behind: The Impact of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 on Economic, Social, and Racial Justice

AUTHOR(S)
Rodriguez, Dariely
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests that the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) adversely affects the economic stability of African-Americans and Latinos in the U.S. The author proposes bankruptcy reform that would increase economic stability for minorities and the middle class. Specific topics covered include a history of U.S. bankruptcy law, how BAPCPA came to be supported by Democrats, and effects of the subprime mortgage crisis within specific minority communities.
ACCESSION #
36094367

 

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