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How Our Bankruptcy System Makes America More Unequal | Unjust Debts | Lunch and Learn with Melissa B. Jacoby

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Please join us for a free lunch and learn as the Carolina Law community celebrates the release of Graham Kenan Professor of Law Melissa B. Jacoby’s new book, Unjust Debts | How Our Bankruptcy System Makes America More Unequal.

The bankruptcy system exists to cancel or restructure debts for people and companies that have way too many—a safety valve designed to provide a mechanism for restarting lives and businesses when things go wrong financially. Unjust Debts explores how bankruptcy contributes to race, gender, and class inequality in America. Across a broad range of crucial issues, Unjust Debts reveals the hidden mechanisms by which bankruptcy impacts everything from sexual harassment to health care, police violence to employment discrimination, and the opioid crisis to gun violence.

A free lunch will be provided. RSVP by June 13 at 5 p.m.

Questions about this event? Please contact Kelly Mann Rose, assistant director of alumni and donor relations, at mann@unc.edu. 


June 20
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
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Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
911 E. Morehead St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
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(704) 377-3808
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