Student Wins First Place in Mid-South Commercial Law Institute Writing Competition

November 4, 2013

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Art Richey, a 3L student, won first place in the 2013 Mid-South Commercial Law Institute Writing Competition.  The competition called for essays addressing a current issue within the area of commercial or bankruptcy law.  Mr. Richey’s paper analyzed the principal standards defining the “undue hardship” provision of Section 523(a)(8) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in relation to the discharge of student loan debt, focusing on the Brunner standard.  Congratulations to Mr. Richey on his accomplishment.