Melissa B. Jacoby

University of North Carolina School of Law

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road

CB #3380

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Medical Problems and Bankruptcy Filings

Norton's Bankruptcy Adviser, May 2000
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 May 2000
Elizabeth Warren, Teresa A. Sullivan and Melissa B. Jacoby
Harvard Law School, University of Virginia - Office of the President and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 963 (16,801)
Citation 6

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2.

Home Ownership Risk Beyond a Subprime Crisis: The Role of Delinquency Management

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 76, 2008, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1074442
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2008
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 708 (28,138)
Citation 7

Abstract:

mortgages, bankruptcy, loss mitigation, foreclosure, debt collection

3.

Rethinking the Debates over Health Care Financing: Evidence From the Bankruptcy Courts

As published in New York University Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 2
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 May 2001
Melissa B. Jacoby, Teresa A. Sullivan and Elizabeth Warren
University of North Carolina School of Law, University of Virginia - Office of the President and Harvard Law School
Downloads 479 (44,271)
Citation 6

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4.

Bankruptcy During Foreclosure: Home Preservation Through Chapters 7 and 13

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2344444
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina School of Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 471 (46,091)

Abstract:

mortgage servicing, displacement, relocation, real estate owned, homeownership, default

5.

Fast, Cheap, and Creditor-Controlled: Is Corporate Reorganization Failing?

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 54, 2006, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 887523
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 381 (61,727)
Citation 4

Abstract:

corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, corporate law, courts

6.

Bankruptcy Reform and the Financial Crisis

North Carolina Banking Institute, 2009, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1335540
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2009
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 316 (76,936)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, foreclosure, homeownership, financial crisis, judicial discretion

7.

Ice Cube Bonds: Allocating the Price of Process in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

123 Yale L.J. 862 (2014), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 340, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2268662
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Melissa B. Jacoby and Edward J. Janger
University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 314 (69,714)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, secured credit, asset sales, 363 sales, Chrysler, Chapter 11, business reorganization, law and economics

8.

Managing Medical Bills on the Brink of Bankruptcy

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 10, No, 2, p. 239, 2010, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1425814
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby and Mirya R. Holman
University of North Carolina School of Law and Tulane University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 296 (69,714)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bankruptcy, health care, medical care, medical practice management, reluctant creditors, consumer law, credit cards, home equity loans, chapter 7, chapter 13

9.

In or Out of Mortgage Trouble? A Study of Bankrupt Homeowners

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 291-322, 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1963244
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Melissa B. Jacoby, Daniel T. McCue and Eric S. Belsky
University of North Carolina School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University
Downloads 287 (86,455)

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10.

Federalism Form and Function in the Detroit Bankruptcy

33 Yale Journal on Regulation 55 (2016), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2635767
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2016
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 284 (39,530)

Abstract:

Municipal bankruptcy, chapter 9, federalism, federal courts, judges, local government, judicial behavior

11.

Beyond Hospital Misbehavior: An Alternative Account of Medical-Related Financial Distress

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 100, p. 535, 2006, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-06, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Feb 2005
Melissa B. Jacoby and Elizabeth Warren
University of North Carolina School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 282 (76,146)
Citation 1

Abstract:

health, bankruptcy, debtor-creditor, insurance, hospitals

12.

Bankruptcy Reform and Homeownership Risk

University of Illinois Law Review, 2007, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 918006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2008
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 219 (115,555)
Citation 7

Abstract:

bankruptcy, homeownership, foreclosure, social insurance

13.

Consumer Protection, Legal Services, and Financial Stability: An Exchange

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 38, 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1829686, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 May 2011
Melissa B. Jacoby and Anna Gelpern
University of North Carolina School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 191 (122,073)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, financial stability, systemic risk, consumer protection, foreclosure

14.

Dodd-Frank, Regulatory Innovation, and the Safety of Consumer Financial Products

North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, Vol. 15, p. 99, 2011, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1808163
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 191 (127,851)

Abstract:

Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Financial Reform, Consumer Protection

15.

Foreclosing on Fame: Exploring the Uncharted Boundaries of the Right of Publicity

New York University Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 1322, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 May 2002
Melissa B. Jacoby and Diane Leenheer Zimmerman
University of North Carolina School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 147 (163,217)

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16.

The Detroit Bankruptcy, Pre-Eligibility

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 849, 2014, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2436555
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 140 (103,004)

Abstract:

Municipal Bankruptcy, Detroit, Managerial Judging, Chapter 9, Municipal Finance

17.

The Debt Financing of Parenthood

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 72, No. 3, 2009, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1335534
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 111 (178,762)
Citation 2

Abstract:

assisted reproduction, IVF, adoption, family law, commodification, reproductive markets, health care, consumer debt, bankruptcy

18.

Bankruptcy Reform and the Costs of Sickness: Exploring the Intersections

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 903, 2006, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 959007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 99 (220,253)
Citation 1

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19.

The Value(s) of Foreclosure Law Reform

Pepperdine Law Review, 2010, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1550842
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 92 (214,317)

Abstract:

foreclosure, homeownership, mortgages

20.

Making Debtor Remedies More Effective

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1550964
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 80 (240,920)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bankruptcy, secured transactions, foreclosure, law and society, local legal culture, consumer protection

21.

Congressional Testimony on H.R. 2533: 'The Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2011'

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1975868
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Dec 2011
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 76 (246,098)

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Venue, Procedural Justice

22.

Home Mortgage Problems Through the Lens of Bankruptcy

Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law, Vol. 10, p. 171, 2009, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1550920
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 64 (267,154)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgages, homeownership, predatory lending

23.

Ripple or Revolution? The Indeterminacy of Statutory Bankruptcy Reform

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 79, p. 169, 2005, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 55 (293,490)
Citation 4

Abstract:

bankruptcy, consumer credit

24.

Credit for Motherhood

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1603564
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 52 (316,285)

Abstract:

IVF, adoption, credit cards, consumer debt, repronormativity, baby market, parenthood market

25.

The Debtor-Patient Revisited

Saint Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 51, p. 307, 2007, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1012133
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 49 (321,931)

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26.

What Should Judges Do in Chapter 11?

University of Illinois Law Review, 2015, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2595276
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 42 (303,236)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, chapter 11, federal courts, settlement, independent duty, managerial judging

27.

Coping with Adversity: Personal Bankruptcy Decisions of Lower-Income Homeowners Before and After Bankruptcy Reform

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina School of Law, University of North Texas, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Center for Community Capitol
Downloads 42 (327,618)

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28.

Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 537
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Melissa B. Jacoby and Edward J. Janger
University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 0 (167,932)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, equity, tracing, law and economics, commercial law, secured credit, corporate finance

29.

Financial Fragility, Medical Problems, and the Bankruptcy System

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Aug 2017
Melissa B. Jacoby and Mirya R. Holman
University of North Carolina School of Law and Tulane University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 0 (514,037)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, Health Care, Fringe Banking, Payday Lending, Medical Care, Payment Plans

30.

Presiding Over Municipal Bankruptcies: Then, Now, and Puerto Rico

91 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 375 2017, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 0 (179,770)

Abstract:

Municipal Bankruptcy, Chapter 9, Bankruptcy Judges, Constitutional Authority, Puerto Rico, PROMESA, Justice Scalia

31.

Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioners, In re Jevic (Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.)

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-53, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2858040
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Jonathan C. Lipson and Melissa B. Jacoby
Temple University Beasley School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 0 (165,104)

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, chapter 11, priority, structured dismissals, settlement, fraudulent transfer, fraudulent conveyance, SCOTUS brief

32.

Bankruptcy Sales

Handbook on Corporate Bankruptcy, B. Adler ed., E. Elgar Publishing, 2017 Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2809764, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
Melissa B. Jacoby and Edward J. Janger
University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 0 (182,979)

Abstract:

Bankruptcy, Corporate Reorganization, 363 Sales, General Motors, Chrysler, Sales Free and Clear, Secured Transactions, Article 9, Ice Cube Bond

33.

Superdelegation and Gatekeeping in Bankruptcy Courts

Temple Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 875, 2015, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2685131
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 0 (179,770)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, chapter 13, judges, federal courts, delegation, gatekeeper, supreme court, article III, discharge, payment plan