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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers

NBA.052

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives
Creator:
Ginsberg, Robert E.
Title:
Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers
Date [bulk]:
1995-1997
Date [inclusive]:
1978-2000
Call Number:
NBA.052
Extent:
1 linear foot
Language:
English
Language of Materials note:
English
Abstract:
Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He 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. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers, National Bankruptcy Archives, NBA.052, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

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.

Scope and Contents

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.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives,  2014 September 9

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Leslie O'Neill

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Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information note

Processed by Leslie O'Neill, September 2014

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)
  • Mecham, Leonidas Ralph
  • Szczebak, Francis F.
  • Wiggins, Beth
Subject(s)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy reform
  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12

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Collection Inventory

Acts.

Box Folder

Bankruptcy Reform Act [annotated], Undated, circa 1978.

1 1

Court Rulings.

Box Folder

Reorganization of Dartmoor Homes; Moline Corporation; Home Hardware, 1995. undated.

1 2

Memorandums.

Box Folder

Revised Agenda Item B.4 (Proposed Pattern Bankruptcy Jury Instructions), 1996 May 29.

1 3

Extension of Chapter 11 Quarterly Fees to the Bankruptcy Administrative Districts, 1996 June 11.

1 4

Federal Judicial Center (FJC) Questionnaires, 1996 August 15.

1 5

The Judicial Conference and its Committees, 1997 January 2.

1 6

Report of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference. September 17, 1996, 1997 February 5.

1 7

Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, Hearing on the Operation of the Bankruptcy System, 1997 April 17.

1 8

House Hearings, 1997 April 17.

1 9

Harvard meeting on Consumer Bankruptcy, 1997 November 17.

1 10

Amendment to Guideline 6 of the Guidelines for Intercircuit Assignments of Bankruptcy Judges, 1998 October 1.

1 11

Reenactment of Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code, 1998 October 28.

1 12

Notes.

Box Folder

Miscellaneous, 1997, undated.

1 13

Panels.

Box Folder

"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.

1 14

Speeches.

Box Folder

Remarks on the Constitution of the United States on the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of it signing, 1987 September 17.

1 15
Ginsberg, Robert E.  Preference Provision, undated.
Controlled Access Headings
Personal Name(s)
  • Mecham, Leonidas Ralph
1 16