Robert M Lawless

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Personal profile


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

Research Interests

Bankruptcy; Commercial Law; Consumer Credit

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  • Consumer bankruptcy
  • consumer finance and business law

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Research Output

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

    Thorne, D., Foohey, P., Lawless, R. M. & Porter, K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sociological Inquiry. 90, 4, p. 681-704 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Medical bankruptcy: Still common despite the affordable care act

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    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

  • 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

  • Activities

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

    Consumer Bankruptcy Research

    Robert M Lawless (Speaker)

    Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Local Legal Culture from R2D2 to Big Data

    Robert M Lawless (Speaker)

    Feb 2018

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

    Robert M Lawless (Participant)

    Jan 2018

    Activity: Attendance typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Publishing in Law Reviews

    Robert M Lawless (Speaker)

    Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation