The Last Bankrupt Hanged: Capital Punishment for Bankruptcy in 18th-Century England - Emily Kadens

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3037Duke Law Events

Professor Emily Kadens, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, will present "The Last Bankrupt Hanged: Capital Punishment for Bankruptcy in 18th-Century England." This lecture frames the history of the Anglo-American bankruptcy tradition as a search for solutions to the basic problem: how to obtain the assistance of the debtor in his financial dismantling. Sponsored by the Law & History Society, the Duke Law Journal, the Business Law Society, and the Women Law Students Association. Lunch provided. For more information, contact Andrei Mamolea at am200@duke.edu.

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