Margaret F. Brinig

Notre Dame Law School

Fritz Duda Family Chair in Law

P.O. Box 780

3157 Eck Hall of Law

Notre Dame, IN 46556-0780

United States

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Does Parental Autonomy Require Equal Custody at Divorce?

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Divorce, child custody, legislation, empirical studies, public choice, joint custody, joint custody presumption, equal joint custody, equal protection, parental rights

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Weak Men and Disorderly Women: Divorce and the Division of Labor

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Aug 1999
Margaret F. Brinig and Steven L. Nock
Notre Dame Law School and University of Virginia
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Legal Status and Effects on Children

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-21
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
Margaret F. Brinig and Steven L. Nock
Notre Dame Law School and University of Virginia
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Families, children, parents, norms, race, love, status, marriage, adoption

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Catholic Schools and Broken Windows

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Volume 9, Issue 2, 347–367, June 2012 , Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2012
Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett
Notre Dame Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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schools, education policy, crime, causes of crime, social capital, disorder, Chicago, Catholic, empirical, urban, cities, churches

Catholic Schools and Broken Windows

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2011
Nicole Stelle Garnett and Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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crime, policing, broken windows, Catholic schools, education

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Catholic Schools, Urban Neighborhoods, and Education Reform

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, 2010, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2010
Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett
Notre Dame Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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School choice, externalities, schools, cities, churches, empirical, neighborhoods, social norms

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'Unhappy Contracts': The Structure and Effect of Telecommunication Interconnection Agreements

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-02
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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contracts, telecommunications, bargaining, empirical, relational contracts

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Bargaining in the Shadow of Joint Parenting

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-25
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Douglas W. Allen and Margaret F. Brinig
Simon Fraser University and Notre Dame Law School
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bargaining, divorce, Coase Theorem, joint custody, transaction costs, mediation, dispute resolution, child custody

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'I Only Want Trust': Norms, Trust and Autonomy

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 May 2001
Margaret F. Brinig and Steven L. Nock
Notre Dame Law School and University of Virginia
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Penalty Defaults in Family Law: The Case of Child Custody

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2005
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Law and economics, contracts, default rule, joint custody, child custody, bargaining, empirical research, divorce

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Revisiting Mary Ann Glendon: Abortion, Divorce, Dependency, and Rights Talk in Western Law

Margaret F. Brinig and Linda C. McClain, "Revisiting Mary Ann Glendon: Divorce, Dependency, and Rights Talk in Western Law" in SOLIDARITIES BETWEEN GENERATIONS (Hugues Fulchiron, ed., Bruylant, 2013), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-53, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1466
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2013
Margaret F. Brinig and Linda C. McClain
Notre Dame Law School and Boston University - School of Law
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abortion, marriage, divorce, dependency, France, Mary Ann Glendon, intergenerational obligations, responsibility, family law, rights, communitarian, libertarian, dignity, gender

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Catholic Schools, Charter Schools, and Urban Neighborhoods

University of Chicago Law Review, Volume 79, Issue 1, Winter 2011, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-24
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Nicole Stelle Garnett and Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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School choice, charter schools, education, Catholic schools, collective efficacy, social capital, crime

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Child Support Guidelines and Divorce Rates

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jul 2010
Margaret F. Brinig and Douglas W. Allen
Notre Dame Law School and Simon Fraser University
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child support, guidelines, divorce, causes of divorce, noncustodial parent

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The Story of Mary Sue and Junior Davis

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-49
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Davis, embryo, cryopreservation, property, abortion, ART, artificial reproduction

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A Room of One's Own? Accessory Dwelling Unit Reforms and Local Parochialism

THE URBAN LAWYER VOL. 45, NO. 3 (2013), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1327
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett
Notre Dame Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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Zoning, land use, affordable housing, accessory dwelling units

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The Public Choice of Driving Regulations

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Notre Dame Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Iowa - Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa - Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa - Department of Ophthalmology
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driving, elderly, aging, vision, dementia, regulations, discretion, licensing, motor vehicles, efficiency

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Best Love of the Child

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-20
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
Margaret F. Brinig and Steven L. Nock
Notre Dame Law School and University of Virginia
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families, children, love, divorce, religion, parents, norms

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Children's Beliefs and Family Law

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-43
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Sep 2007
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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children, religion, empirical, parents, 'first amendment' rights

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The One-Size Fits All Family

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-40
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jul 2007
Margaret F. Brinig and Steven L. Nock
Notre Dame Law School and University of Virginia
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divorce, marriage, adoption, children, race, gender, status

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Religion, Race and Motherhood

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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religion, race, children, mothers, parenting, empirical, NLSY97, Catholic, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish

Two Treatments of Pluralism: Canada and the United States

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1517
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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comparative Canada, Quebec, minorities, religion, adolescents

Two Treatments of Pluralism: Canada and the United States

Notre Dame Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 11-09
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Pluralism, families, youth suicide, quebec

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Belonging and Trust: Divorce and Social Capital

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Social capital, divorce, family law, communities, belonging, trust

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Result Inequality in Family Law

48 Akron Law Review, (2015-16), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1516
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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nequality, law and economics, empirical studies, divorce, custody, domestic violence

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Shared Parenting Laws: Mistakes of Pooling?

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1426
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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child custody, child support, empirical, pooling equilibrium, separating equilibrium, shared custody, equal custody

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Grandparents and Accessory Dwelling Units: Preserving Intimacy and Independence

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-72
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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zoning, elder grandparents, child care, housing, granny flat, second unit

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Chapter 6 and Default Rules

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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default rules, cohabitation, contracts, same-sex marriage, domestic partnerships

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Children’s Voices and Mediation

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-73
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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mediation, children, child custody

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Abuse, Adoption, and Attention Deficit Disorder

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-71
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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ADHD,adoption, disability, child welfare, abuse, foster care

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Substantive Parenting Arrangements: The Tragedy of the Snipe Hunt

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1321
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2013
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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child custody, inalienability, rules versus discretion, best interests of the child, joint custody, replication standard

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Book Review of Rhode, Adultery, Infidelity and the Law: Adultery, Trust and Children

Texas Law Review, Vol. 95
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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adultery, empirical analysis, family law, marriage, infidelity, children

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The Effects of Integrated and Intentional Parenthood on Children

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Oct 2008
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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family law, parents, empirical scholarship, fathers, children

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Religion and Child Custody

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1518
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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religion, divorce, child custody, empirical studies, legal process, domestic violence

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Substantive Parenting Arrangements in the USA: Unpacking the Policy Choices

Child and Family Law Quarterly 27(3), Fall 2015, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1515
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jun 2015
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Post-separation parenting, best interests, rules, discretion, shared parenting, divorce, child custody

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Racial and Gender Justice in the Child Welfare and Child Support Systems

Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Vol. 35, Forthcoming, Notre Dame Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1636
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Unmarried, Empirical, Child Welfare, Juvenile, Child Support, Child Custody, Parenting Time Guidelines, Inequality, Incarceration, Noncustodial Parent

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Parents, Trusted But Not Trustees or (Foster) Parents as Fiduciaries

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Law and economics

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A Case for Integrated Parenthood

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jul 2010
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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Supporting the Covenant: Family and Community Table of Contents and Introduction

SUPPORTING THE COVENANT: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY, University of Chicago Press, 2010, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 May 2009
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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family, law and economics, law and society, social norms, social capital, empirical studies, marriage, adoption, domestic violence

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Chickens and Eggs: Does Custody Move Support, or Vice-Versa?

Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Law (2017), Notre Dame Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1615
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Margaret F. Brinig
Notre Dame Law School
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child support, child custody, family law, empirical

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The Invisible Prison: Pathways and Prevention

Notre Dame Law Review, symposium issue, 2020, Forthcoming, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1934
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
Margaret F. Brinig and Marsha Garrison
Notre Dame Law School and Brooklyn Law School
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crime, delinquency, public health, poverty, intergenerational, empirical research

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Getting Blood from Stones: Results and Policy Implications of an Empirical Investigation of Child Support Practice in St. Joseph County, Indiana Paternity Actions

56 Family Court Review -- 2018, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1850
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Margaret F. Brinig and Marsha Garrison
Notre Dame Law School and Brooklyn Law School
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child support, paternity, family court, incarceration, contempt, unmarried parents

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Multi-Partner Fertility in a Disadvantaged Population: Results and Policy Implications of an Empirical Investigation of Paternity Actions in St. Joseph County, Indiana

52 Family Law Quarterly Spring 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Margaret F. Brinig and Marsha Garrison
Notre Dame Law School and Brooklyn Law School
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multipartner fertility, disadvantaged families, empirical, unmarried parents, children

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Do Joint Parenting Laws Make Any Difference?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 304-324, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 May 2011
Douglas W. Allen and Margaret F. Brinig
Simon Fraser University and Notre Dame Law School
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child support, poverty, unmarried parents, nonmarital children, empirical

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'These Boots are Made for Walking': A Reply

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 376-379, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Margaret F. Brinig and Douglas W. Allen
Notre Dame Law School and Simon Fraser University

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'These Boots are Made for Walking': Why Most Divorce Filers are Women

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 2, pp. 126-169, 2000
Posted: 11 May 2005
Margaret F. Brinig and Douglas W. Allen
Notre Dame Law School and Simon Fraser University

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Elder Abuse Law

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 33, 2004
Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Notre Dame Law School, University of Iowa - Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa - Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa - Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa - College of Public Health

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The Division of Labor, the New Marriage, and Marital Instability

Posted: 25 Aug 1999
Margaret F. Brinig and Steven L. Nock
Notre Dame Law School and University of Virginia

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The Price of Virtue

Posted: 19 May 1998
Margaret F. Brinig and F. H. Buckley
Notre Dame Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

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Divorce Legal Rules and Free Spirits

#95-009, Law and Economics Working
Posted: 20 Jan 1998
F. H. Buckley and Margaret F. Brinig
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Notre Dame Law School

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Welfare Magnets: The Race for the Top

Posted: 28 Jan 1997
F. H. Buckley and Margaret F. Brinig
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Notre Dame Law School

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The Bankruptcy Puzzle

George Mason University School of Law and Economics Working Paper No. 95-006
Posted: 06 Nov 1996
F. H. Buckley and Margaret F. Brinig
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Notre Dame Law School

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