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Study: Stereotypes about race and responsibility persist in bankruptcy system

Study: Stereotypes about race and responsibility persist in bankruptcy system

Bankruptcy attorneys have little knowledge of the racial disparities that exist within the bankruptcy system, relying instead on common stereotypes about race, responsibility and debt, according to research co-written by Robert M. Lawless, the Max L. Rowe Professor of Law at Illinois and a leading consumer credit and bankruptcy expert.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017