Bankruptcy and Forum Shopping (Marshall v. Marshall) - Podcast

Financial Services & E-Commerce Practice Group

June 29, 2010

Troy McKenzie, David Skeel, Todd J. Zywicki, Edith H. Jones

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  Bankruptcy and Forum Shopping - MP3
Running Time: 01:03:47

Practice Groups PodcastsMarshall v. Marshall involved the effort of starlet Anna Nicole Smith to recover from the estate of her deceased husband J. Howard Marshall which soon evolved into what could be one of the most complex and meaningful bankruptcy disputes in court history. In this podcast, the speakers discuss the issue of forum shopping related to the Marshall case and the role of bankruptcy judges and courts generally.

Featuring:

  • Prof. Troy McKenzie, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Prof. Todd Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

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Related Links

"Anna Nicole Smith Goes Shopping: The New Forum Shopping Problem in Bankruptcy" by G. Marcus Cole and Todd J. Zywicki, Engage, March 31, 2010
"Judicial Independence, Autonomy, and the Bankruptcy Courts" by Troy A. McKenzie, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 3, 2010
Marshall v. Marshall, Ninth Circuit Decision (PDF)