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 (36)

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 1,143 (19,510)
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Home Ownership Risk Beyond a Subprime Crisis: The Role of Delinquency Management

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 76, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2008
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 737 (36,561)

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mortgages, bankruptcy, loss mitigation, foreclosure, debt collection

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Federalism Form and Function in the Detroit Bankruptcy

33 Yale Journal on Regulation 55 (2016)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2016
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 602 (47,925)
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Municipal bankruptcy, chapter 9, federalism, federal courts, judges, local government, judicial behavior

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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 554 (53,235)
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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
Center for Responsible Lending, 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 508 (59,417)

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

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

123 Yale L.J. 862 (2014)
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 438 (71,326)
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bankruptcy, secured credit, asset sales, 363 sales, Chrysler, Chapter 11, business reorganization, law and economics

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

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 54, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 404 (78,496)

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corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, corporate law, courts

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Managing Medical Bills on the Brink of Bankruptcy

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 10, No, 2, p. 239, 2010
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 375 (85,691)

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

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Tracing Equity: Realizing and Allocating Value in Chapter 11

96 Texas Law Review 673 (2018)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Melissa B. Jacoby and Edward J. Janger
University of North Carolina School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 364 (88,611)

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

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

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 100, p. 535, 2006
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 354 (91,515)

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health, bankruptcy, debtor-creditor, insurance, hospitals

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Bankruptcy Reform and the Financial Crisis

North Carolina Banking Institute, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2009
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 328 (99,641)

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Bankruptcy, foreclosure, homeownership, financial crisis, judicial discretion

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

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 291-322, 2011
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 302 (109,116)

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The Detroit Bankruptcy, Pre-Eligibility

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 849, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 271 (122,327)

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

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Who Pays for Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities?

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2796582
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2018
Melissa B. Jacoby and Mary Ellen Goode
University of North Carolina School of Law and Independent
Downloads 240 (138,576)

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Municipal Bankruptcy, Civil Rights, Police Misconduct, Police Brutality, 1983, Chapter 9, Detroit, San Bernardino, Vallejo, Indemnity, Ferguson, Chicago, Baltimore

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Bankruptcy Reform and Homeownership Risk

University of Illinois Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 15 May 2008
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 229 (145,022)

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bankruptcy, homeownership, foreclosure, social insurance

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

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 38, 2011
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 220 (150,798)

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

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

North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, Vol. 15, p. 99, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 207 (159,684)

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Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Financial Reform, Consumer Protection

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Corporate Bankruptcy Hybridity

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 166
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 205 (161,028)

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bankruptcy, public-private partnership, chapter 11, procedural justice, sunlight fund, venue, lending, appellate process, corporate reorganization, diversity,

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Bankruptcy Sales

Handbook on Corporate Bankruptcy, B. Adler ed., E. Elgar Publishing, 2017 Forthcoming
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 192 (171,111)

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

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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
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Jonathan C. Lipson and Melissa B. Jacoby
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 185 (176,924)
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Bankruptcy, chapter 11, priority, structured dismissals, settlement, fraudulent transfer, fraudulent conveyance, SCOTUS brief

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

91 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 375 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 176 (184,965)

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

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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 168 (192,539)

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Consumer Protection After the Global Financial Crisis

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 107, No. 4, p 813-943, 2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2019
Edward Balleisen and Melissa B. Jacoby
Duke University and University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 154 (209,579)

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Global Financial Crisis, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, CFPB, Federal Trade Commission, Automobile Dealers, Dodd-Frank, Elizabeth Warren, Operation Choke Point, Policy Shock

24.

Superdelegation and Gatekeeping in Bankruptcy Courts

Temple Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 875, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 151 (210,702)

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

25.

The Debt Financing of Parenthood

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 72, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 144 (219,015)

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

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Personal Bankruptcy Decisions Before and After Bankruptcy Reform

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Mark R. Lindblad, Melissa B. Jacoby, Roberto Quercia and Sarah Riley
Center for Responsible Lending, University of North Carolina School of Law, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of City and Regional Planning and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 141 (222,750)

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BAPCPA, bankruptcy reform, medical bankruptcy, medical bills, health insurance, mortgage delinquency

27.

The Value(s) of Foreclosure Law Reform

Pepperdine Law Review, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 112 (265,099)

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foreclosure, homeownership, mortgages

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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 111 (266,763)

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

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Bankruptcy Reform and the Costs of Sickness: Exploring the Intersections

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 903, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 109 (270,286)

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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 105 (277,372)

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Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Venue, Procedural Justice

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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 95 (296,399)

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

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Home Mortgage Problems Through the Lens of Bankruptcy

Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law, Vol. 10, p. 171, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 80 (329,664)

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bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgages, homeownership, predatory lending

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What Should Judges Do in Chapter 11?

University of Illinois Law Review, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 71 (352,862)

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

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Ripple or Revolution? The Indeterminacy of Statutory Bankruptcy Reform

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 79, p. 169, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 68 (361,220)

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bankruptcy, consumer credit

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Credit for Motherhood

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2010
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 64 (372,707)

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

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The Debtor-Patient Revisited

Saint Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 51, p. 307, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Melissa B. Jacoby
University of North Carolina School of Law
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