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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers


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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg received his B.A. from Brown University, his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, and his L.L.M. from Harvard Law School. In 2002, he retired after many years as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. Judge Ginsberg was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center's Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Ginsberg served on the faculty of DePaul University College of Law and as counsel for Scariano, Kula, and Ellch. Judge Ginsberg is co-author of Ginsberg & Martin on Bankruptcy (Aspen Law & Business, 2000) with the Hon. Robert D. Martin.

The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches. The bulk of the material is within the Memorandum series. Memorandums discussed topics such as agenda revisions, meetings, amendments, and other similarly related material.

Processed by Leslie O'Neill, September 2014

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library
Finding Aid Author
Leslie O'Neill
Finding Aid Date
2014 September 9
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Collection Inventory

Bankruptcy Reform Act [annotated] , Undated, circa 1978.
Box 1 Folder 1

Reorganization of Dartmoor Homes; Moline Corporation; Home Hardware, 1995. undated.
Box 1 Folder 2

Revised Agenda Item B.4 (Proposed Pattern Bankruptcy Jury Instructions), 1996 May 29.
Box 1 Folder 3
Extension of Chapter 11 Quarterly Fees to the Bankruptcy Administrative Districts, 1996 June 11.
Box 1 Folder 4
Federal Judicial Center (FJC) Questionnaires, 1996 August 15.
Box 1 Folder 5
The Judicial Conference and its Committees , 1997 January 2.
Box 1 Folder 6
Report of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference. September 17, 1996, 1997 February 5.
Box 1 Folder 7
Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, Hearing on the Operation of the Bankruptcy System, 1997 April 17.
Box 1 Folder 8
House Hearings, 1997 April 17.
Box 1 Folder 9
Harvard meeting on Consumer Bankruptcy, 1997 November 17.
Box 1 Folder 10
Amendment to Guideline 6 of the Guidelines for Intercircuit Assignments of Bankruptcy Judges, 1998 October 1.
Box 1 Folder 11
Reenactment of Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code, 1998 October 28.
Box 1 Folder 12

Miscellaneous, 1997, undated.
Box 1 Folder 13

"Conversion of Chapter 7 Cases to Chapter 13 (and back again)." With Hon. Robert E. Ginsberg; Hon. Joan Humphrey Lefkow; Elaine Jensen; Glenn R. Heyman; Andrew J. Maxwell. , 2000 March 18.
Box 1 Folder 14

Remarks on the Constitution of the United States on the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of it signing, 1987 September 17.
Box 1 Folder 15
Ginsberg, Robert E.. Preference Provision, undated.
Box 1 Folder 16

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