BankrLaw @ UIUC College of Law

About Us

BankrLaw @ UIUC College of Law is operated and maintained by Professor Robert M. Lawless, Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. He writes on bankruptcy, consumer credit, and corporate law. Professor Lawless has testified before Congress and his work has been featured in media outlets such as CNN, CNBC, the New York Times, USA Today, the National Law Journal, the L.A. Times, the Financial Times, and Money magazine.

Professor Lawless is also the site administrator and one of seven regular contributors to the blog Credit Slips, a discussion on credit and bankruptcy. He is co-author of the textbook Empirical Methods in Law from Aspen Publishing. Professor Lawless is a member of the American Law Institute and has served on numerous boards for professional groups related to credit and bankruptcy. Additionally, Professor Lawless is a director for the Bankruptcy Data Project at Harvard Law.


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