University of Pittsburgh
Term: Spring Term 2011-12 (2124)
Catalog Number: 5272
Class Number: 24726
Room: LAW G12.
Class Schedule:
  • Th 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
  • Instructor: Judith K. Fitzgerald
    Type: Lecture
    Credits: 3.0 Credits
    Enrollment Limit: 30.
    Priority: General Enrollment Course

    Course Description from Course Catalog 5272

    Additional Info

    NOTE: Dates and times for the meetings of creditors will be posted after course begins. The meetings are conducted in the morning and early afternoon in downtown Pittsburgh.

    The first Bankruptcy class will meet during the second week of the semester -- that is, on January 19 and not January 12, 2012. The scheduled class periods should be sufficient to make up the time missed during the first week.


    Grading will be based primarily on a final examination. However, class participation (10%), homework assignments and quizzes (%s to be determined based upon the assignment) will count toward the final grade. One assignment will include a field trip to observe first meetings of creditors. A written paper of the student's legal analysis based upon observation and research (4 typewritten, double spaced pages) will be required and will count as 15% of the grade.

    Prerequisites and Recommended Courses


    Students are required to take Secured Transactions before or in the same semester as Bankruptcy.

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