Ethics, Economics, and Electronics: A Judicial View–The Taylor Case

(Reprinted with permission - Norton Bankruptcy law Adviser at 2012 No.2 NRTN-BLA 2, Ethics, Economics and Electronics: A Judicial View -- The Taylor case.)

By Diane Weiss Sigmund, United States Bankruptcy Judge (Retired), Eastern District of Pennsylvania

 

Introduction

After 15 years on the bench in a large, urban bankruptcy court, I was very familiar with the dynamics of the Chapter 13 program enthusiastically embraced by debtors in my district. I understood that consumer bankruptcy is a high-volume practice in which attorney compensation is moderate for debtor and creditor . . .

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