Ralph Brubaker

University of Illinois College of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Bankruptcy Reorganizations and the Troubling Legacy of Chrysler and GM

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 5, pp. 1375-1410, 2010, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE10-001
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
Ralph Brubaker and Charles Jordan Tabb
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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chapter 11, bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy sales, 363 sales

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Mandatory Aggregation of Mass Tort Litigation in Bankruptcy

The Yale Law Journal Forum, Volume 131, 960 (2022), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-01
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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nondebtor releases, third-party releases, channeling injunctions, nondebtor discharge, Erie, Bankruptcy Power, Bankruptcy Clause, federalism, separation of powers, Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations, mass tort bankruptcies, mandatory settlement, multi-district litigation, nonclass aggregation

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Non-Article III Adjudication: Bankruptcy and Nonbankruptcy, With and Without Litigant Consent

33 Emory Bankr. Dev. J. 11 (2016), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-28
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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non-Article III courts, Article I courts, adjudication by consent, separation of powers, formalism, functionalism, bankruptcy courts, bankruptcy judges, bankruptcy jurisdiction, core jurisdiction, non-core jurisdiction, summary jurisdiction, plenary jurisdiction, bankruptcy referees

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Expert Report Regarding the Ponzi Scheme ‘Presumption’ of Actual Intent to Defraud Creditors

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-29
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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Ponzi Schemes; Ponzi Presumption; Fraudulent Transfers; Fraudulent Conveyances; Actual Intent to Hinder, Delay or Defraud Creditors; Constructive Fraud; Fraudulent Inducement; Intent to Prefer; Evidentiary Presumptions; Restitution; Unjust Enrichment

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Bankruptcy Injunctions and Complex Litigation: A Critical Reappraisal of Non-Debtor Releases in Chapter 11 Reorganizations

University of Illinois Law Review, p. 959, 1997, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-12, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-10
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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non-debtor releases, bankruptcy injunctions, complex litigation, non-debtor stays, injunctions in aid of jurisdiction, necessary to reorganization

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Amicus Brief on the Scope of the Bankruptcy Safe Harbor for Securities Settlement Payments

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
University of Illinois College of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Harvard Law School
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Bankruptcy, Avoidable Transfers, Safe Harbor, Securities Settlement Payment

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A 'Summary' Statutory and Constitutional Theory of Bankruptcy Judges’ Core Jurisdiction after Stern v. Marshall

86 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 121 (2012), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-08, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-08
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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bankruptcy courts, bankruptcy judges, bankruptcy jurisdiction, core jurisdiction, non-core jurisdiction, summary jurisdiction, plenary jurisdiction, bankruptcy referees, bankruptcy commissioners, supplemental jurisdiction, consent jurisdiction, Article I courts, non-Article III courts

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Amicus Brief on Arbitrability of the Discharge (Anderson v. Credit One Bank)

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2017
University of Illinois College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
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bankruptcy, discharge, arbitration, arbitrability

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Justice Story, Bankruptcy Injunctions, and the Anti-Injunction Act of 1793

92 Texas Law Review, SEE ALSO 67 (2014), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-42
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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Anti-Injunction Act, bankruptcy, writs of injunction, Justice Joseph Story, Chief Justice Joel Parker, Justice Baldwin, original-ancillary, Morris v. Allen, bankruptcy jurisdiction, equity jurisdiction, Ex parte Christy, Peck v. Jenness, summary bankruptcy proceedings, plenary bankruptcy suits

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Taking Exception to the New Corporate Discharge Exceptions

13 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 757 (2005), Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-16, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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bankruptcy discharge, discharge exceptions, fresh start, creditor equality, corporate reorganization, corporate punishment, Chapter 11, fraud

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Nondebtor Releases and Injunctions in Chapter 11: Revisiting Jurisdictional Precepts and the Forgotten Callaway v. Benton Case

72 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 1 (1998), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-13, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-11
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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non-debtor releases, bankruptcy injunctions, complex litigation, non-debtor stays, injunctions in aid of jurisdiction, necessary to reorganization, channeling injunctions, summary jurisdiction, plenary jurisdiction, core jurisdiction, non-core jurisdiction

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Explaining Katz's New Bankruptcy Exception to State Sovereign Immunity: The Bankruptcy Power as a Federal Forum Power

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, 2007, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-20, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-15
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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state sovereign immunity, Bankruptcy Clause, bankruptcy power, Eleventh Amendment, in rem jurisdiction, congressional abrogation, habeas corpus, originalism, Article I powers, citizen-state diversity, Seminole Tribe v. Florida, Alden v. Maine, Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. v. Hood

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Maximizing Wealth by Forgiving Debts: A Critique of Utilitarian Theories of Bankruptcy Discharge

Revue d’études benthamiennes, Volume 15 (2019), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Ralph Brubaker and Heidi M. Hurd
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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bankruptcy, creditor, culpability, debtor, discharge, desert, distributive justice, efficiency, externality, forgiveness, fresh start, inalienable, insurance, market failure, moral hazard, paternalist, proximate causation, recklessness, rights, rule of law, stigma, utilitarian(ism), welfare, work

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Debate - Resolved: The 1978 Bankruptcy Code Has Been a Success

12 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 273 (2004), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-24, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-17
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker and Kenneth N. Klee
University of Illinois College of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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On the Nature of Federal Bankruptcy Jurisdiction: A General Statutory and Constitutional Theory

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 41, 2000, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-09, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-09
Number of pages: 201 Posted: 14 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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bankruptcy jurisdiction, federal jurisdiction theory, supplemental jurisdiction, constitutional federal question jurisdiction, Osborn federal entity theory, Osborn original ingredient, protective jurisdiction, related-to bankruptcy jurisdiction, supplemental bankruptcy jurisdiction, Pacor test

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Of State Sovereign Immunity and Prospective Remedies: The Bankruptcy Discharge as Statutory Ex Parte Young Relief

76 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 461 (2002), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-17, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-13
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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state sovereign immunity, bankruptcy discharge, Ex parte Young, Local Loan v. Hunt, Seminole Tribe v. Florida, Alden v. Maine, habeas corpus, prospective nonmonetary relief, discharge injunction

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From Fictionalism to Functionalism in State Sovereign Immunity: The Bankruptcy Discharge as Statutory Ex Parte Young Relief after Hood

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, 2005, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-19, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-14
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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state sovereign immunity, bankruptcy discharge, Ex parte Young, Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. v. Hood, Seminole Tribe v. Florida, , prospective nonmonetary relief, discharge injunction, dischargeability determination, Pennoyer v. Neff, personal jurisdiction, Hanover National Bank v. Moyses

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One Hundred Years of Federal Bankruptcy Law and Still Clinging to an In Rem Model of Bankruptcy Jurisdiction

Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Vol. 15, No. 261, 1999, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-16, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-12
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Ralph Brubaker
University of Illinois College of Law
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bankruptcy jurisdiction, federal jurisdiction theory, supplemental jurisdiction, constitutional federal question jurisdiction, Osborn federal entity theory, Osborn original ingredient, related-to bankruptcy jurisdiction, Pacor test, summary jurisdiction, plenary jurisdiction, in rem jurisdiction