Detroit is in the midst of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Faced with a rapidly declining population, local government overhaul, and public pension crisis, Detroit's future is uncertain. Join Duke ACS for a discussion with Melissa Jacoby about the legal and societal implications of Detroit's bankruptcy. Melissa Jacoby teaches bankruptcy and commercial law at UNC School of Law and is an elected member of the the American Law Institute, the National Bankruptcy Conference, and the American College of Bankruptcy. For more information, please contact Christine Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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