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Peter Alexander's Publications


Insufficient Funds: The Financial Life of Frank Lloyd Wright. Dorrance Publishing, 2021. 252 pp.

It Takes a Village: The Integration of the Hillburn School System. New York: Page Publishing, 2014. 50 pp. (with Leonard M. Alexander).

Directory of Pro Bono Bankruptcy Programs and Resources. Carlisle, Pa.: Miller Center for Public Interest Advocacy, Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, 2007. 39 pp. (with Gary S. Gildin)

When Worlds Collide: Bankruptcy and Its Impact on Domestic Relations and Family Law. 2d. ed. Alexandria, Va.: American Bankruptcy Institute, 2003. 120 pp. (with Judith Fitzgerald)

The Consumer Bankruptcy Guide. Cumberland Valley Publishing, 2001. 


“A Family Lawyer’s Guide to Bankruptcy,” in Understanding the BAPCPA (Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act) 83-86 (Illinois State Bar Association, 2006).


“Recycling ‘Justice:’ From LRW to CLE.” University of North Texas Dallas College of Law Review: On The Cusp, Fall 2020, at 1. 

 “Up in Smoke: Cannabis and Bankruptcy.” 43 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review 81-97 (2020). 

“A Penny for Your Thoughts: Free Speech and Paying Fines with Coins.” 40 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review 389-99 (2018). 

“A Proposal for the Selection of Appellate Judges in Illinois.” 2017 University of Illinois Law Review Online 22. 

“Cuba 2015: Reflections on the Midwestern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference Annual Meeting.” 34 Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice 511-14 (2016). 

“Law School Deans and the ‘New Normal.’” 46 University of Toledo Law Review 251-72 (2015).

“Seeking Educational Equality in the North: the Integration of the Hillburn School System.” 68 Arkansas Law Review 13-26 (2015). 

“Better than Traditional Marriage? The Bankruptcy Benefits to a Divorcee Following a Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnership, or Civil Union.” 20 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 271-89 (2012). 

“Bankruptcy, Divorce, and the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine: A Potential Marriage of Convenience.” 13 Journal of Law and Family Studies 81-116 (2011). 

“Lessons from Frank Lloyd Wright: Financial Foibles and Family Finances.” 15 Consumer Advocate 11-14, 29-30 (No. 3/4, 2009). 

“The Six-Year Honeymoon.” 40 University of Toledo Law Review 273-78 (2009). 

“Bankruptcy Pro Bono Legal Assistance Programs: An Update.” 16 Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice 397-434 (2007) (with Gary S. Gildin). 

“Non-Uniform Bankruptcy Laws after BAPCPA.” 31 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 549-61 (2007) (with Kevin A. Hays). 

“Another Perspective: The Bankruptcy Code Harms Women and Children.” 15 Widener Law Journal 599-614 (2006). 

“‘Herstory’ Repeats: The Bankruptcy Code Harms Women and Children.” 13 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 571-83 (2005). 

“A Family Lawyer’s Guide to Bankruptcy.” 93 Illinois Bar Journal 80-82, 93 (February 2005). 

“Confessions of a Hybrid Dean: Dean as Sustainer.” 36 University of Toledo Law Review 1-6 (2004). 

“From Brown to Topeka to the Future.” 96 Law Library Journal 219-28 (2004). 

“Identity Theft and Bankruptcy Expungement.” 77 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 409-30 (2003). 

“Building ‘A Doll’s House’: A Feminist Analysis of Marital Debt Dischargeability in Bankruptcy.” 48 Villanova Law Review 381-467 (2002). 

“Travel Agency Bankruptcies: A Primer.” 106 Commercial Law Journal 443-53 (2001). 

“Thinking about the Private Matters in Public Documents: Bankruptcy Privacy in an Electronic Age.” 75  American Bankruptcy Law Journal 437-46  (2001) (with Kelly Jo Slone).

“With Apologies to C.S. Lewis: An Essay on Discharge and Forgiveness.” 9 Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice 601-11 (2000). 

“Silent Screams from Within the Academy: Let my People Grow!” 59 Ohio State Law Journal 1311-31 (1998). 

“Integrating Alternative Dispute Resolution into the Bankruptcy Curriculum.” 102 Dickinson Law Review 259-76 (1998) (with Peter N. Kutulakis & Robert M. Ackerman). 

“Bankruptcy Reorganizations Without the Bankruptcy Court: Reorganizations in Lieu of Bankruptcy.”  7 Journal Bankruptcy Law and Practice 81-100 (1997), reprinted in part in Margaret Howard & Peter Alces, Bankruptcy Cases and Materials, pp. 15-18 (2nd ed. 2001). 

“A Proposal to Abolish the Office of United States Trustee.” 30 Michigan Journal of Law Reform 1-42 (1996). 

“Diversity Challenges: CLEO Students in Search of an Identity.” 14 National Black Law Journal 157-72 (1995). 

“Divorce and the Dischargeability of Debts: Focusing on Women as Creditors in Bankruptcy.” 43 Catholic University Law Review 351-98 (1994).