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Remarks on the Passing of Professor Alan M. Resnick

I know that none of us thought that we would be here today mourning Alan. Alan, most especially. Always full of life, always optimistic, always confident that he could and would overcome every obstacle and challenge, when Alan called to … Continue reading

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Hofstra Law School Memorial Service for Professor Alan M. Resnick: November 17, 2016

My name is Brian Resnick, and I am Professor Resnick’s eldest son, one of two—along with my brother Craig. It is an honor to be here speaking on behalf of my family and to have everybody here. I was born … Continue reading

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Hofstra Law School Memorial Service for Professor Alan M. Resnick: November 17, 2016

I spoke to Alan Resnick almost every day for the last five years, usually while each of us were driving to Hofstra in our separate cars. And the call would always start like this: I would say “ALAAAN,” and he … Continue reading

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Getting More Than Justice on Paper: Bankruptcy Priorities and the Crisis of Unpaid Wages

Donald Sloat, a fifty-nine-year-old man from Maryland, worked for twenty-two years for Hill Enterprises—a cabinetmaker. Devoted to his job, Mr. Sloat “work[ed] his way up from a carpenter to a project engineer,” until he resigned in 2010. Prior to his … Continue reading

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The Bankruptcy Ladder of Priorities and the Inequalities of Life

The excellent work, The Three and a Half Minute Transaction, raises some profound and intriguing questions about the documentation of some of the world’s largest and most important transactions by far and about what lawyers actually do. This Article raises … Continue reading

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Special Purpose Vehicles in Bankruptcy Litigation

This Article reports on an investigation of the consequences of a parent corporation’s bankruptcy for its special purpose vehicles (“SPVs”). An SPV is designed under the law to be a bankruptcy-remote investment entity, such that if its parent is forced … Continue reading

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