Lynn M. LoPucki

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Security Pacific Bank Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

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Scholarly Papers (49)

1.

Algorithmic Entities

95 Washington University Law Review (Forthcoming)., UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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corporations, charter competition, internal affairs doctrine, business associations, artificial intelligence, entity migration, reincorporation, beneficial owners, terrorism, corporate disclosure, autonomous entities, algorithms, regulatory competition, financial action task force

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Human Identification Theory and the Identity Theft Problem

Texas Law Review, Vol. 80, pp. 89-134, 2001
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 May 2001
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 2,135 (6,137)
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identity theft, human identification, privacy, information privacy, social security numbers, identification, fair credit reporting act, credit reporting system, consumer credit, consumer credit reporting

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A Theory of Legal Strategy

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 6, April 2000
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki and Walter O. Weyrauch
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Florida, Levin College of Law
Downloads 973 (21,630)
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The Death of Liability

Yale Law Journal, October 1996
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 938 (22,768)
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The Nature of the Bankrupt Firm: A Reply to Baird and Rasmussen's 'the End of Bankruptcy'

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, November 2003
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Apr 2003
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 892 (24,543)
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bankruptcy, reorganization, bankruptcy reorganization, corporate reorganization, bankruptcy contracting, residual owner, asset specificity, nature of the firm, liquidation

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A Team Production Theory of Bankruptcy Reorganization

UCLA School of Law, Law & Econ Research Paper No. 3-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 May 2003
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 865 (25,633)
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bankruptcy, bankruptcy reorganization, reorganization, creditors' bargain, team production, public companies, public corporations, externalization, board of directors, shareholder primacy, director primacy

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Bankruptcy Fire Sales

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, 2007, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Apr 2007
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 814 (27,991)
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bankruptcy, sales, reorganizations, recoveries, market, merger and acquisition, corruption

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The Determinants of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 1, January 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 773 (30,003)
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Did Privacy Cause Identity Theft?

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 4, April 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Mar 2003
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 751 (31,265)
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identity theft, privacy, human identification, Solove, Public Identity System, social security numbers, public identity, Fair Credit Reporting Act, credit reporting system, credit reporting agencies, identification, password, stalking, credit files

10.

The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 674 (36,185)

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readable, Delaware, corporation law, VisiLaw, Delaware General Corporation Law

The Failure of Public Company Bankruptcies in Delaware and New York: Empirical Evidence of a 'Race to the Bottom'

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki and Sara D. Kalin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 399 (69,632)
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Delaware, refiling, Chapter 11, bankruptcy, reorganization, race to the bottom, race to the top, New York

The Failure of Public Company Bankruptcies in Delaware and New York: Empirical Evidence of a 'Race to the Bottom'

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 231-82, 2001
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Oct 2004
Lynn M. LoPucki and Sara D. Kalin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 133 (208,811)
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Delaware, refiling, Chapter 11, bankruptcy, reorganization, race to the bottom, race to the top, New York

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The Myth of the Residual Owner: An Empirical Study

UCLA School of Law, Law & Econ Research Paper No. 3-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 May 2003
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 496 (53,816)
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residual owner, residual claimant, bankruptcy, bankruptcy reorganization, subordinated debt, priority, control rights, plan of reorganization, investor priority levels, corporate groups, bankruptcy judges

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Why are Delaware and New York Bankruptcy Reorganizations Failing?

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 55, November 2002
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 465 (58,401)
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bankruptcy, reorganization, Delaware, New York, failure, refiling, Chapter 22

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Rise of the Financial Advisors: An Empirical Study of the Division of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcies

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-18, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 426 (64,989)
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bankruptcy, reorganization, professional fees, attorneys fees, financial advisors, investment bankers, direct costs, special counsel

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Professional Overcharging in Large Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 983-1017, 2008, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-16, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 411 (67,826)
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professional fees, attorneys fees, bankruptcy, fees

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Bankruptcy Survival

UCLA Law Review, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 400 (70,086)

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bankruptcy, reorganization, prediction, regression, judicial experience, leverage, creditors’ committees, mergers, liquidation, secured debt

Cooperation in International Bankruptcy: A Post-Universalist Approach

Cornell Law Review, March 1999
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Sep 1998
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 218 (134,731)
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Cooperation in International Bankruptcy: A Post-Universalist Approach

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 169 (170,845)
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Court System Transparency

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 94, 2008, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-28, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-10-01
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2009
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 383 (73,733)
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transparency, courts, privacy, regression, electronic, bankruptcy, prediction, legal documents, pdf, data-enabled forms, federal courts, pacer, relational data

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Global and Out of Control

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 79, June 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 369 (76,981)
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bankruptcy, forum shopping, court competition, competition, universalism, European Union, UNCITRAL, insolvency

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Dawn of the Discipline-Based Law Faculty

65 Journal of Legal Education 506 (2016), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 27 May 2016
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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empiricism, Ph.D.s, J.D.-Ph.D.s, law schools, legal education, disciplines, interdisciplinary, preparation time, practice, clerkships, law school rankings

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Universalism Unravels

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, June 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 May 2005
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 359 (79,484)
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bankruptcy, universalism, territoriality, international bankruptcy, UNCITRAL Model Law, insolvency, European Union, DaisyTek, Eurofoods, forum shopping, venue, court competition

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The Case for Cooperative Territoriality in International Bankruptcy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 98, P. 2216, 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 352 (81,291)
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The Essential Structure of Judgment Proofing

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 4, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 326 (88,779)
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Should Liability Follow the Logo? An Essay on the Appropriate Role of Trademark in the Liability System

UCLA, School of Law Research Paper No. 01-6
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Jun 2001
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 274 (107,186)

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A Reply to Alan Schwartz's 'a Contract Theory Approach to Business Bankruptcy'

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 109, No. 2, November 1999
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2005
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Shopping for Judges: An Empirical Analysis of Venue Choice in the Bankruptcy Reorganization of Large, Publicly Held Companies

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2000
Theodore Eisenberg and Lynn M. LoPucki
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Delaware Bankruptcy: Failure in the Ascendancy

University of Chicago Law Review, 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Sep 2006
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 254 (116,098)
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Delaware, bankruptcy, reorganization, leverage, refailure, refiling, Chapter 22, DIP lenders

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Where Do You Get Off? A Reply to Courting Failure's Critics

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 54, June 2006, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-09
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 242 (121,924)
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Optimizing English and American Security Interests

88 Notre Dame Law Review 1785 (2013), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Lynn M. LoPucki, Arvin Abraham and Bernd Delahaye
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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security interests, floating charges, fixed charges, England, attachment, perfection, priority, insolvency, execution liens, cramdown, carve-out, bankruptcy, bankruptcy priority, administration, reorganization, prescribed share, administrative expenses, preferential creditors, false wealth

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The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law 2014-2015 with Patented VisiLaw Markings

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 195 Posted: 15 Oct 2014
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 224 (131,653)

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readable, Delaware, corporation law, VisiLaw, Delaware General Corporation Law

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Court Transparency

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Mar 2008
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 214 (137,546)

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transparency, courts, privacy, regression, electronic, bankruptcy, prediction, legal documents, pdf, data-enabled forms, federal courts, pacer, relational data

32.

Toward a Trademark-Based Liability System

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 49, No.4, 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Oct 2001
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Bankruptcy Verite

Michigan Law Review, 2008, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
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bankruptcy, 363 sales, James J. White, liquidation, total enterprise value, enterprise value, reorganization, recoveries, telecommunications, CLECs, mergers and acquisitions

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The Politics of Research Access to Federal Court Data

Texas Law Review, Vol. 81, November 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2002
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 177 (163,842)
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Routine Illegality in Bankruptcy Court Fee Practices

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, 2009, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 May 2009
Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 175 (165,474)

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bankruptcy, professional fees, attorneys fees, court competition

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Delaware's Fall: The Arbitration Bylaws Scenario

Forthcoming in Delaware’s Dominance in Corporate Law (Stephen Bainbridge, ed., Cambridge University Press 2018), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 May 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 172 (168,104)

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Corporations, Delaware, Charter Competition, Business Associations, Arbitration, Arbitration Bylaws, Business Courts, Judicial Regulation, Charter Competition Meltdown

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A Rule-Based Method for Comparing Corporate Laws

94 Notre Dame Law Review 263 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 151 (187,859)

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corporation, comparative law, Delaware, United Kingdom, business judgment rule, comparative method, methodology

38.

The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law 2016-2017

UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-30
Number of pages: 209 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 147 (192,006)

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readable, Delaware, corporation law, VisiLaw, Delaware General Corporation Law

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The Spearing Tool Filing System Disaster

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-10
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 133 (208,141)
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Uniform Commercial Code, Article 9, filing system, tax liens, UCC search, Article 9 search

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Corporate Charter Competition

102 Minnesota Law Review (Forthcoming), UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 131 (210,709)

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corporations, Delaware, charter competition, internal affairs doctrine, business associations, systems analysis, externalization

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The Business Associations Supplement

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 412 Posted: 01 May 2015
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 107 (244,673)

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corporations, business associations, partnerships, limited liability companies

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Virtual Judgment Proofing: A Rejoinder

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 107, No. 5, 1998
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 99 (258,147)
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The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law 2017-2018 with Patented VisiLaw Markings

The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law: 2016-2017 with patented VisiLaw markings, June 30,2016, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 1-23
Number of pages: 209 Posted: 31 Jul 2017
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 95 (265,159)

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readable, Delaware, corporation law, VisiLaw, Delaware General Corporation Law

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House Swaps: A Strategic Bankruptcy Solution to the Foreclosure Crisis

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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mortgage, foreclosure, bankruptcy, Nobelman, Enewally, negative equity, strip-down, cramdown, mortgage modification

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The Business Associations Supplement 2016 for Use with Palmiter & Partnoy, Corporations, Second Edition

The Business Associations Supplement 2016 for Use with Palmiter & Partnoy, Corporations, Second Edition, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 440 Posted: 10 Jul 2016
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 94 (266,976)

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corporations, business associations, partnerships, limited liability companies, entities

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Disciplinary Legal Empiricism

76(2) Maryland Law Review 449 (2017), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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empiricism, Ph.D.s, J.D.-Ph.D.s, law schools, legal education, disciplines, interdisciplinary, practice, preparation for practice, MacCrate Report, Carnegie Report

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The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law 2015-2016

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 205 Posted: 07 Jun 2015
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 89 (276,409)

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readable, Delaware, corporation law, VisiLaw, Delaware General Corporation Law

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Twerski & Cohen's Second Revolution: A Systems/Strategic Perspective

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 1, 1999
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2000
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 59 (347,648)
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The Readable Delaware General Corporation Law: 2018-2019 VisiLaw Marked and Unmarked Versions

UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-26
Number of pages: 401 Posted: 27 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2018
Lynn M. LoPucki
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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readable, Delaware, corporation law, VisiLaw, Delaware General Corporation Law