Lynn M. LoPucki

Lynn M. LoPucki is the Security Pacific Bank Professor of Law at the UCLA Law School

Senator Biden (the one who is now President) attacks my bankruptcy venue research

Senator John Cornyn on his venue bill, Legal Times, June 6, 2005

Biden attacks my research, Legal Times, June 20, 2005

My reply to Biden, Legal Times, July 18, 2005

The academics that don't say what Biden says they say


Chapter 11’s Descent into Lawlessness
Belk’s one-day Chapter 11 in the bankruptcy-court-competition context.

Design and run your own empirical studies of big-case bankruptcies in an abbreviated version of the Bankruptcy Research Database.

The Stakeholder Takeover Project
A plan for corporate stakeholders to use their market power to force corporations to act in socially responsible ways.

Bankruptcy Visuals
View or download free copies of colorful graphics that explain procedure under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

A patented system for marking statutes to make them easier to read.


Articles and manuscripts
View a list of Lynn M. LoPucki's writings with links to those available on-line.
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Courting Failure: How Competition for Big Cases Is Corrupting the Bankruptcy Courts
2005, University of Michigan Press

Secured Transactions:
A Systems Approach
co-authored with Elizabeth Warren and Robert M. Lawless
9th Edition, 2019, Wolters Kluwer

Strategies for Creditors in Bankruptcy Proceedings
co-authored with Christopher R. Mirick and Christopher G. Bradley
7th Edition, 2020, Wolters Kluwer

Commercial Transactions:
A Systems Approach
co-authored with Elizabeth Warren, Daniel L. Keating, Ronald J. Mann, and Robert M. Lawless
7th Edition, 2020, Wolters Kluwer

Business Associations:
2021 Statutory Supplement
co-authored with Douglas Irion

Business Associations:
A Systems Approach
co-authored with Andrew Verstein
2020, Wolters Kluwer