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The Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Economic Checks and Balances


Chunlin Leonhard


Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

2012

Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, June 2012, at 15
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-19

Abstract:     
This article examines contract law’s role in the subprime mortgage crisis, specifically in the way that the laissez faire paradigm of traditional contract law focuses on the self-interest of the contractual parties and in the way contract law has led to a business culture dominated by a “survival of the fittest” mentality.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: subprime mortgage crisis, contract law

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Date posted: September 26, 2012 ; Last revised: October 2, 2012

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Leonhard, Chunlin, The Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Economic Checks and Balances (2012). Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, June 2012, at 15; Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-19. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2152594

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Chunlin Leonhard (Contact Author)
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law ( email )
7214 St. Charles Ave., Box 901
Campus Box 901
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States

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