Katherine M. Porter

University of California - Irvine School of Law

401 E. Peltason Dr.

Ste. 1000

Irvine, CA 92697-1000

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Misbehavior and Mistake in Bankruptcy Mortgage Claims

U of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-29, Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 3,639 (2,410)
Citation 9

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mortgages, home loans, mortgage servicing, bankruptcy, foreclosure, consumer protection

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Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Deborah Thorne, Pamela Foohey, Robert M. Lawless and Katherine M. Porter
University of Idaho, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 3,498 (2,566)

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Bankruptcy, Older Americans, Risk, Economic Insecurity, Debt, Wealth, Safety Net

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Did Bankruptcy Reform Fail? An Empirical Study of Consumer Debtors

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 82, pp. 349-406, 2008, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-023, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 133, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-034, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 136, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-50
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2016
University of Illinois College of Law, University of Texas School of Law, University of California - Irvine School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, University of Idaho and Harvard Law School
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2007 Consumer Bankruptcy Project, bankruptcy reform, consumer debtors, credit risk, predatory lending

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Bankrupt Profits: The Credit Industry's Business Model for Postbankruptcy Lending

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-26, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 94, 2008
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 1,022 (19,463)
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bankruptcy, consumer credit, credit cards, consumer law, credit markets

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The Failure of Bankruptcy's Fresh Start

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 92, 2006, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-46
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Apr 2006
Katherine M. Porter and Deborah Thorne
University of California - Irvine School of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 657 (36,444)
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Bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, consumer credit, fresh start, consumer debt

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Life in the Sweatbox

94 Notre Dame Law Review __ (2018 Forthcoming), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-21
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2018
Pamela Foohey, Robert M. Lawless, Katherine M. Porter and Deborah Thorne
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of California - Irvine School of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 631 (38,496)

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consumer bankruptcy, debt collection, debt, chapter 7, chapter 13, financial distress

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'No Money Down' Bankruptcy

Southern California Law Review, 2017, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-12, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2017
Pamela Foohey, Robert M. Lawless, Katherine M. Porter and Deborah Thorne
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of California - Irvine School of Law and University of Idaho
Downloads 540 (47,215)

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Consumer Bankruptcy Project, bankruptcy, bankruptcy reform, chapter 7, chapter 13, consumer debtors, access to justice, attorneys fees, professional responsibility

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Saving Homes in Bankruptcy: Housing Affordability and Loan Modification

Utah Law Review, p. 1123, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
John Eggum, Katherine M. Porter and Tara Twomey
Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC, University of California - Irvine School of Law and National Consumer Law Center
Downloads 379 (72,800)
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mortgage, mortgage modification, bankruptcy, housing affordability, cram down, homeowenership, home mortgages, subprime housing, housing costs

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The Pretend Solution: An Empirical Study of Bankruptcy Outcomes

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-53
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 348 (80,285)
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chapter 13, bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, bankruptcy discharge, repayment, financial distress, consumer debt, bankruptcy outcomes

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Financial Education for Bankrupt Families: Attitudes and Needs

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-03, Journal of Consumer Education, Vol. 24, p. 15, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2008
Deborah Thorne and Katherine M. Porter
University of Idaho and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 301 (94,600)
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bankruptcy education, consumer bankruptcy, financial education, financial literacy

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The Bright Side of Bapcpa

Missouri Law Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jul 2006
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 265 (108,309)

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bankruptcy, empirical research, government data, bapcpa

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Debtors' Assessments of Bankruptcy Financial Education

FINANCIAL DECISIONS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN, Douglas Lamdin, ed., Springer, Forthcoming, University of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Deborah Thorne and Katherine M. Porter
University of Idaho and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 257 (111,893)

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Consumer Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, Financial Education, Financial Literacy, BAPCPA

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Saving Up for Bankruptcy

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2010
Ronald J. Mann and Katherine M. Porter
Columbia University - Law School and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 254 (113,286)
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Bankruptcy, Financial Distress, Debt Collection

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Going Broke the Hard Way: The Economics of Rural Failure

Wisconsin Law Review, 2005, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 231 (124,719)
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bankruptcy, empirical, farmers, insolvency, rural

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Cracking the Code: An Empirical Analysis of Consumer Bankruptcy Outcomes

101 Minnesota Law Review 1031 (2017), UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-46, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-49
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Sara Sternberg Greene, Parina Patel and Katherine M. Porter
Duke University School of Law, Georgetown University and University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 213 (134,882)

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consumer bankruptcy, empirical legal studies, race, insolvency, reorganization, chapter 13, personal bankruptcy, individual bankruptcy

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The Debt Dilemma

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-41, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 178 (159,273)

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credit cards, debit cards, consumer debt, bankruptcy, payment systems, household finance

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Life after Debt: Understanding the Credit Restraint of Bankruptcy Debtors

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2010, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 134 (202,156)
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Phantom Farmers: Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 79, p. 727, 2005, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-21
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 109 (236,039)

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bankruptcy, agriculture, farming, rural

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The Damage of Debt

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 2, 2012, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-55
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 84 (280,127)

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consumer debt, endowments, poverty measurement, consumer bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy

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The Complaint Conundrum: Thoughts on the CFPB's Complaint Mechanism

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vol. 7, 2012, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-56
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 54 (354,849)

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consumer complaints, consumer finance, CFPB, Dodd-Frank

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Repeat Studies of Repeat Filers: How We Should Learn About Law

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 89, 2015, pp.159-164, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-88
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Nov 2015
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law
Downloads 35 (421,011)

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Consumer Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, Automatic Stay, Repeat Filers

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Driven by Debt: Bankruptcy and Financial Failure in American Families

BROKE: HOW DEBT BANKRUPTS THE MIDDLE CLASS, Introductory Chapter, Katherine Porter, ed., Stanford University Press, 2012 , UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-3
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law

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bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, financial distress, consumer debt

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College Lessons: The Financial Risks of Dropping Out

K. Porter, BROKE: HOW DEBT BANKRUPTS THE MIDDLE CLASS, Stanford University Press, 2012 , UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-2
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Katherine M. Porter
University of California - Irvine School of Law

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student loans, bankruptcy discharge, bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, financial distress, consumer debt, college education, bankruptcy demographic, student borrowing