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History of Bankruptcy

The third installment of HeinOnline’s Taxation and Economic Reform in America archive, focusing on historical bankruptcy legislation and government documents. 







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About the History of Bankruptcy Database

In September of 2009, HeinOnline brought its users Parts I and II of the Taxation and Economic Reform in America archive, an authoritative resource for historical taxation and economic legislation. History of Bankruptcy is the third part of this series, consisting of more than 575,000 pages of legislative histories, treatises, documents, and more relating to bankruptcy law in America. Also included are classic books on the subject dating back to the late 1700s, as well as links to scholarly articles chosen by our editors due to their significance in the study of bankruptcy legislation. 

This database brings the foundational regulations, laws, bills, and hearings that have led to the current state of bankruptcy in America to your fingertips, allowing for easy navigation and searching. This database will continue to grow as we add more bankruptcy-related books, legislative histories, monographs, and more. 

Access to this database is automatically provided with the purchase of a subscription to Taxation & Economic Reform in America: Parts I & II

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Database Tools and Features

Legislative Histories

Browse nearly 30 legislative histories relating to bankruptcy and reform via publication title, public law number, or popular name.

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Government Documents

Peruse more than a hundred reports from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), as well as Title 11 of the U.S. Code.

Classic Books and Articles

Find hundreds of classic books and treatises, as well as a host of curated scholarly articles, all chosen specifically for their discussion and analysis of bankruptcy in America.

Books and scholarly articles in HeinOnline's History of Bankruptcy

Using the History of Bankruptcy Database

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