Rafael I. Pardo

Emory University School of Law

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

DOWNLOADS

4,830

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

10

Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Real Student-Loan Scandal: Undue Hardship Discharge Litigation

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2009, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2018
Rafael I. Pardo and Michelle R. Lacey
Emory University School of Law and Tulane University
Downloads 1,240 (20,180)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy discharge, student loans, educational debt, discharge litigation, higher education

2.

Undue Hardship in the Bankruptcy Courts: An Empirical Assessment of the Discharge of Educational Debt

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 2, Winter 2005, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 05-06
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Rafael I. Pardo and Michelle R. Lacey
Emory University School of Law and Tulane University
Downloads 654 (49,569)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Bankruptcy, discharge, education, higher education, educational debt, student loans

3.

Bankrupted Slaves

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 4, 2018, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 27 May 2018
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 295 (127,344)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Act of 1841, slavery, domestic slave trade, legal history, race and the law

4.

The Undue Hardship Thicket: On Access to Justice, Procedural Noncompliance, and Pollutive Litigation in Bankruptcy

Florida Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 6, 2014, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-359
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 266 (141,895)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy discharge, student loans, educational debt, discharge litigation, higher education

5.

An Empirical Investigation into Appellate Structure and the Perceived Quality of Appellate Review

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 6, 2008, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 367, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 07-03, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 187, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Jonathan Remy Nash and Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 249 (151,585)

Abstract:

Loading...

Courts, Judges, Appeals, Appellate Structure, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Appellate Panels

6.

Eliminating the Judicial Function in Consumer Bankruptcy

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 81, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 192 (193,618)

Abstract:

Loading...

administration, bankruptcy, courts, judges, judicial function, judicial discretion, means test

7.

The Structural Exceptionalism of Bankruptcy Administration

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 2, 2012, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-08, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-209
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2013
Rafael I. Pardo and Kathryn A. Watts
Emory University School of Law and University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 174 (211,072)

Abstract:

Loading...

administrative law, agencies, bankruptcy, courts, delegation, institutional design, judges

8.

Taking Bankruptcy Rights Seriously

Washington Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 3, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-404
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 155 (232,799)

Abstract:

Loading...

access to justice, bankruptcy, discharge litigation, educational debt, empirical studies, practice and procedure, student loans

9.

On Proof of Preferential Effect

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 2, 2004 , Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 04-07
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 141 (251,508)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy, preferences, trustee, burden of proof

10.

An Empirical Examination of Access to Chapter 7 Relief by Pro Se Debtors

Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 139 (254,399)

Abstract:

Loading...

BAPCPA, bankruptcy administration, bankruptcy reform, case dismissal, consumer debtors, means test, pro se debtors

11.

Failing to Answer Whether Bankruptcy Reform Failed: A Critique of the First Report from the 2007 Consumer Bankruptcy Project

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 131 (266,193)

Abstract:

Loading...

2007 Consumer Bankruptcy Project, bankruptcy reform, consumer debtors, means test

12.

Setting the Record Straight: A Sur-Reply to Professors Lawless et al

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 128 (270,862)

Abstract:

Loading...

2007 Consumer Bankruptcy Project, bankruptcy reform, consumer debtors, means test

13.

Federally Funded Slaving

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 120 (284,241)

Abstract:

Loading...

Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Act of 1841, Slavery, Domestic Slave Trade, Legal History, Race and the Law

14.

On Bankruptcy’s Promethean Gap: Building Enslaving Capacity into the Antebellum Administrative State

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2021, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-8
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 18 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2021
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 119 (285,998)

Abstract:

Loading...

administrative law, bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Act of 1841, business history, legal history, race and the law, slavery

15.

Does Ideology Matter in Bankruptcy? Voting Behavior on the Courts of Appeals

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 919-985, 2012, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-100, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-146, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-08
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Jonathan Remy Nash and Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 116 (291,072)

Abstract:

Loading...

courts, judges, empirical, bankruptcy, appeals, appellate structure

16.

Illness and Inability to Repay: The Role of Debtor Health in the Discharge of Educational Debt

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 107 (307,944)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy, discharge, student loans, educational debt, health, illness

17.

The Utility of Opacity in Judicial Selection

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 106 (309,904)

Abstract:

Loading...

judicial appointments, judicial independence, judicial selection, judicial accountability, judicial quality, bankruptcy judges

18.

Rethinking the Principal-Agent Theory of Judging

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-267
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Jonathan Remy Nash and Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 105 (311,863)

Abstract:

Loading...

courts, judges, empirical, bankruptcy, appeals, appellate structure

19.

Beyond the Limits of Equity Jurisprudence: No-Fault Equitable Subordination

New York University Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 5, 2000
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 104 (313,891)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy, equitable subordination

20.

Reconceptualizing Present-Value Analysis in Consumer Bankruptcy

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp. 113-186, 2011, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-06
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 93 (337,482)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy, Chapter 13, cramdown, discounting, present value, Till v. SCS Credit Corp

21.

Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction and Agency Action: Resolving the NextWave of Conflict

New York University Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 3, 2001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2021
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 81 (367,292)

Abstract:

Loading...

bankruptcy, jurisdiction, automatic stay, property of the estate, government creditor, FCC

22.

Financial Freedom Suits: Bankruptcy, Race, and Citizenship in Antebellum America

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2020, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-10
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2020
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 64 (417,946)

Abstract:

Loading...

African Americans, antebellum business history, antebellum legal history, bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Act of 1841, free people of color, race and the law

23.

Documenting Bankrupted Slaves

Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Vol. 71, 2018, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 27 May 2018
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 51 (465,037)

Abstract:

Loading...

24.

Self-Representation and the Dismissal of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

BEYOND ELITE LAW: ACCESS TO CIVIL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, eds. Samuel Estreicher and Joy Radice (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 87–106
Posted: 11 Mar 2021
Rafael I. Pardo
Emory University School of Law

Abstract:

Loading...

access to justice, bankruptcy, bankruptcy procedure, case dismissal, consumer debtors, self-representation