Robert M Lawless

1988 …2019
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B.S., J.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

Bankruptcy; Commercial Law; Consumer Credit

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Research Output 1988 2019

Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society

Thorne, D., Foohey, P., Lawless, R. M. & Porter, K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sociological Inquiry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

risk society

Medical bankruptcy: Still common despite the affordable care act

Himmelstein, D. U., Woolhandler, S., Lawless, R. M., Thorne, D. & Foohey, P., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, 3, p. 431-433 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Life in the sweatbox

Foohey, P., Lawless, R. M., Porter, K. & Thorne, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Notre Dame Law Review. 94, 1, p. 219-261 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Local Legal Culture from R2D2 to Big Data

Lawless, R. M. & Littwin, A., 2018, In : Texas Law Review. 96, Symposium, p. 1353-1376 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


ABI Announces Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy

Lawless, R. M., Apr 2017, In : American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. Apr. 2017, p. 14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

Publishing in Law Reviews

Robert M Lawless (Speaker)
Jan 2019

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Local Legal Culture from R2D2 to Big Data

Robert M Lawless (Speaker)
Feb 2018

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Consumer Bankruptcy Research

Robert M Lawless (Speaker)
Oct 2018

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

Robert M Lawless (Participant)
Jan 2018

Activity: Attendance typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course