17th Annual Great Debates


Jeffrey N. Pomerantz, Moderator

Past Presidents' Debate

Resolved: The Bankruptcy Code should be revised to eliminate a debtor in possession's and trustee's ability to recover preferential transfers.

Pro: John D. Penn

Con: Andrew W. Caine

Judicial Debate

Resolved: A claim against the debtor's estate, transferred to a third party, should be treated the same as if in the hands of the original holder.

Pro: Hon. Arthur J. Gonzalez

Con: Hon. Kevin J. Carey

Consumer Debate

Resolved: An attorney in a consumer case should be able to limit the scope of her employment.

Pro: Brian Michael Shockley

Con: Pamela J. Griffith

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