Van Loo, Rory
February 2009
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p231
Academic Journal
The article offers evidence of racial disparities in the U.S. court systems with respect to bankruptcy filings based on data from the "2001 Consumer Bankruptcy Project." At issue is the situation of minority debtors in bankruptcy and what happens to them while they are pursuing a discharge of their debts under Chapter 13. The possibility that social factors, independent of the socioeconomic status of debtors, offer less support to minorities is cited.


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