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Find out the latest news from ABI and the bankruptcy world. A full list of press releases from recent years is available in this section.
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Educational Press Briefings

ABI offers periodic press briefings on timely topics of interest to the media. The press briefings feature ABI experts examining the timely issues and answering questions from participating journalists. An archived listing of educational press briefing is provided below.

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Professor Michelle Harner Selected as US Bankruptcy Judge - Patch.com
February 14,2017
Patch.comProfessor Michelle Harner Selected as US Bankruptcy JudgePatch.comShe is an elected fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a member of the American Law Institute, and served as the Robert M. Zinman American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Resident Scholar in 2015. She also served as reporter to the ABI's ...

Wisconsin bankruptcy filings lowest in 9 years at over 16.8K - WGBA-TV
February 12,2017
WGBA-TVWisconsin bankruptcy filings lowest in 9 years at over 16.8KWGBA-TVThe 9 percent reduction in bankruptcy filings in Wisconsin last year was better than the overall national average reduction of 6 percent, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. About two-thirds of bankruptcy petitions in the state were Chapter ...and more »

Expensive Chicago parking tickets contribute to huge bankruptcy filings - Medill Reports: Chicago
February 16,2017
Medill Reports: ChicagoExpensive Chicago parking tickets contribute to huge bankruptcy filingsMedill Reports: ChicagoA decrease in overall bankruptcy filings also may not necessarily indicate that people are much better off, according to Ed Flynn, a consultant at the American Bankruptcy Institute. “It may mean that the bankruptcy is not going to help them with the ...