This book contains Attorney M. Jonathan Hayes’ briefs of 121 Supreme Court cases dealing with the subject of bankruptcy. From the earliest opinion of Sturges v. Crowninshield in 1819 through the Piccadilly Cafeterias case in 2008. There are comments on most of the cases as well as information regarding the justices who wrote the opinions.
This is a reference book for consumer bankruptcy lawyers in the Central District of California. It is current to January 1, 2013. The book contains the Bankruptcy Code, edited slightly for consumer bankruptcy lawyers, for example, it does not include Chapters 9, 12 and 15. It does not include the stockbroker sections of chapter 7. The reference book also contains the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, the Local Rules of the Central District of California, and the California exemption statutes. The reference book also contains the names, addresses and phone numbers of the Central District Bankruptcy Judges.