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A Dream Weekend in Wine Country

Click here to read A Dream Weekend in Wine Country, by Bankruptcy Judge Hannah Blumenstiel, N.D. Cal., published in the 2106 Fall Issue of the NCBJ Conference News. Do you want to stay in a “meticulously restored craftsman” Inn in Napa, to lunch in a “classic French bistro” that is “insanely popular” or at a […]

NCBJ Celebrates its 90th Year – Part 1 (1926-1973)

The NCBJ celebrates its 90th year in 2016, having been formed in 1926 as the National Association of Referees in Bankruptcy. This link will take you to part 1 of a 2-part article written in celebration of NCBJ’s 90th anniversary. Part 1 was published in the 2016 Fall Issue of the NCBJ Conference News. Part […]

A “Native’s” Guide to the City by the Bay

Click here to read an interesting and informative article entitled A “Native’s” Guide to the City by the Bay written by Bankruptcy Judges Stephen Johnson and Hannah Blumenstiel, both sitting in the Northern District of California. The article was published in the Fall 2016 Issue of the NCBJ Conference News. The article covers San Francisco’s […]

Blog Quiz #2 Answers

NCBJ Blog Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Bankruptcy History and Bankruptcy Community? by Professor Karen M. Gebbia Golden Gate University School of Law To take Blog Quiz #1, click here (bankruptcy organization acronyms plus bonus question). To take Blog Quiz #2, click here (identify which one does not belong, from a bankruptcy perspective, […]

NCBJ Blog Quiz #2: How Well Do You Know Your Bankruptcy History and Bankruptcy Community?

NCBJ Blog Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Bankruptcy History and Bankruptcy Community? by Professor Karen M. Gebbia Golden Gate University School of Law In a series of short quizzes, Professor Gebbia invites readers to test their knowledge of bankruptcy history and the role the bankruptcy community has played in shaping bankruptcy law. To […]

The NCBJ Today – At 90 Years

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges has evolved considerably in the ninety years since the formation of the National Association of Referees in Bankruptcy in 1926 (click here for an article about NARB).  NARB’s founder, Paul H. King, would have been proud.  Over 312 of the nation’s 350 active bankruptcy judges (about 82%) are members […]

Photos – United States Supreme Court

Although a little off topic, I am posting photos of the United States Supreme Court building I took in June 2016 and a photo of two portraits former justices within the building. [click on any photo to enlarge it] Justices Louis Brandeis and Oliver Wendell Holmes The Supreme Court building has been widely photographs.  Here […]

San Francisco Weather in Late October

I have been to San Francisco many times. Late October is a great time to visit. It is not as crowded as in the summer, and the weather generally is warmer. The highs tend to range in the upper 60s and the lows in the low to mid 50s. The record high in late October […]