A growing number of Americans are defaulting on their debts, and cultural observers say bankruptcy is losing the stigma it once had. Some members of Congress are pushing for a major reform. A panel debates the pros and cons of the proposed Bankruptcy Reform Act.

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  • Elizabeth Warren chair of the Government Oversight Panel and professor of law, Harvard Law School
  • Sam Gerdano American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Todd Zywicki Professor of law and Mercatus Center Senior Scholar at the George Mason University

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