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Do I.R.A.'s Have Protection Under Bankruptcy Laws?

Publication Date: 
December 02, 2004
Source: 
New York Times
Author: 
Linda Greenhouse
"New York Times" coverage of the arguments in Rousey v. Jacoway, one of four cases on this year's U.S. Supreme Court docket in which the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic represents the petitioners On Wednesday, December 1, Professor Pamela Karlan presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Rousey v. Jacoway, a case involving the applicability of bankruptcy exemptions to money in individual retirement accounts. Rousey v. Jacoway is one of four cases on this year's U.S. Supreme Court docket in which the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic represents the petitioners. Clinic students Eric Feigin '05, Mara Silver '05, and David Sapp '05 were primarily responsible for drafting the petitioners' reply brief; they, along with clinic codirector Thomas Goldstein and clinic students Lee Reeves '05 and Mike Abate '05, helped to prepare Professor Karlan to argue on behalf of the Rouseys.