Jason J. Kilborn

The John Marshall Law School

Professor of Law

315 South Plymouth Court

Chicago, IL 60604

United States

Radboud University Nijmegen

Van der Grinten visiting Chair (wisselleerstoel) in International and Comparative Insolvency Law

Nijmegen, 6500 HK

Netherlands

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Behavioral Economics, Overindebtedness & Comparative Consumer Bankruptcy: Searching for Causes and Evaluating Solutions

Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Vol. 22, p. 13, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 738 (20,797)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Consumer bankruptcy, comparative law, behavioral economics

2.

The Innovative German Approach to Consumer Debt Relief: Revolutionary Changes in German Law, and Surprising Lessons for the U.S.

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 24, p. 257
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 517 (41,859)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Consumer bankruptcy, consumer insolvency, consumer debt, overindebtedness, German legislative process

3.

The Hidden Life of Consumer Bankruptcy Reform: Danger Signs for the New U.S. Law from Unexpected Parallels in the Netherlands

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 39, p. 77, 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 433 (52,480)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Consumer bankruptcy, means testing, credit counseling, comparative consumer law, consumer debt relief

4.

Comparative Consumer Bankruptcy

COMPARATIVE CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY, Carolina Academic Press, August 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Aug 2007
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 421 (45,695)
Citation 4

Abstract:

comparative law, bankruptcy, consumer debt, consumer finance

5.

Expert Recommendations and the Evolution of European Best Practices for the Treatment of Overindebtedness, 1984-2010

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 336 (57,291)

Abstract:

Consumer Bankruptcy, Consumer Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Comparative Law, Consumer Law

6.

Foundations of Forgiveness in Islamic Bankruptcy Law: Sources, Methodology, Diversity

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 323 (53,029)

Abstract:

insolvency, bankruptcy, ijtihad, madhhab, Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi'i, Hanbali, zakat, sulh, debtors prison

7.

A Brief History of U.S. Bankruptcy Law & Policy for Consumers and Businesses

GOVERNING AMERICA: MAJOR POLICIES AND DECISIONS OF FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, Paul J. Quirk, William Cunion, eds., Facts on File, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2008
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 301 (78,965)

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8.
Downloads 275 (82,160)
Citation 1

Abstract:

consumer, bankruptcy, debt relief

9.

Out With the New, in With the Old: as Sweden Aggressively Streamlines its Consumer Bankruptcy System, Have U.S. Reformers Fallen Off the Learning Curve?

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, vol. 80, p. 435, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 269 (87,069)
Citation 2

Abstract:

consumer bankruptcy, bankruptcy reform, debt adjustment

10.

Comparative Cause and Effect: Consumer Insolvency and the Eroding Social Safety Net

Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2008
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 265 (87,069)

Abstract:

welfare, welfare reform, social safety net, consumer bankruptcy, insolvency

11.

La Responsabilisation De L'Economie: What the United States Can Learn from the New French Law on Consumer Overindebtedness

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 26, p. 619, 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 260 (88,814)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Consumer bankruptcy, comparative law, French law, consumer protection

12.

The Raging Debate Between Territorial and Universal Theories of Value Sharing in International Bankruptcy

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY MATTERS: ON THE ORIGINS, DEVELOPMENT AND FUTURE OF COMMUNICATION AND COOPERATION IN CROSS-BORDER INSOLVENCY CASES, Oxford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Nov 2008
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 238 (96,815)
Citation 1

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13.

Continuity, Change, and Innovation in Emerging Consumer Bankruptcy Systems: Belgium and Luxembourg

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Vol. 14, p. 69, 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 226 (103,880)
Citation 3

Abstract:

consumer bankruptcy

14.

Former Entrepreneurs in Dutch Personal Insolvency Law: Comparison with US, UK, Germany, Denmark, and France

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 207 (105,626)

Abstract:

consumer bankruptcy, comparative consumer bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy, small business bankruptcy

15.

Twenty-Five Years of Consumer Bankruptcy in Continental Europe: Internalizing Negative Externalities and Humanizing Justice in Denmark

International Insolvency Review, Vol. 18, p. 155, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2009
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 169 (131,131)

Abstract:

insolvency, individual, comparative consumer bankruptcy

16.

Involuntary Bankruptcy as Debt Collection: Multi-Jurisdictional Lessons in Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2012
Jason J. Kilborn and Adrian Walters
The John Marshall Law School and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 149 (139,261)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, involuntary, debt collection, creditors rights, judgment enforcement, civil procedure

17.

Reflections of the World Bank's Report on the Treatment of the Insolvency of Natural Persons in the Newest Consumer Bankruptcy Laws: Colombia, Italy, Ireland

Pace International Law Review, vol. 26, issue 3 (winter 2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 May 2014
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 125 (139,949)

Abstract:

personal insolvency, consumer bankruptcy, Bretton Woods, debt, debt settlement

18.

Still Chasing Chimeras but Finally Slaying Some Dragons in the Quest for Consumer Bankruptcy Reform

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 123 (181,794)

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19.

The 5000-Year Circle of Debt Clemency: From Sumer and Babylon to America and Europe

Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Burgerlijk Recht (2013, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 120 (146,458)

Abstract:

consumer insolvency, personal bankruptcy, debt forgiveness

20.

Treating the New European Disease of Consumer Debt in a Post-Communist State: The Groundbreaking New Russian Personal Insolvency Law

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 31 (269,512)

Abstract:

consumer bankruptcy, comparative bankruptcy, comparative insolvency, overindebtedness, несостоятельность, неплатежеспособность, банкротство физических лиц, банкротство физлиц

21.

Determinants of Failure ... and Success in Personal Debt Mediation

Transanational Dispute Resolution, Special Issue on "Comparative and International Perspectives on Mediation in Insolvency Matters", Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 0 (501,497)

Abstract:

ADR, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy

22.

Elaborating UNCITRAL's Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law: Principles for Natural Persons

Modernizing International Trade Law to Support Innovation and Sustainable Development, UNCITRAL 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
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23.

Mandatory Financial Education as Prerequisite to Personal Insolvency Relief: The North American Experience

LA PREVENCIÓN DEL SOBREENDEUDAMIENTO PRIVADO. HACIA UN PRÉSTAMO Y CONSUMO RESPONSABLE (Matilde Cuena Casas, ed., Thomson Reuters Aranzadi 2017 Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Sep 2016
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
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Abstract:

personal insolvency, consumer insolvency

24.

The Personal Side of Harmonizing European Insolvency Law

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Jason J. Kilborn
The John Marshall Law School
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Abstract:

consumer bankruptcy, consumer insolvency, overindebtedness, debt adjustment, natural persons insolvency