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About Edward J. Janger

Professor Edward Janger joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 1998, after teaching at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and the Ohio State University College of Law. In addition to teaching at Brooklyn Law School, in the Fall of 2004 he served as the Robert Zinman Scholar-in-Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute in Washington, D.C. In the Spring of 2005 he served as a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. Professor Janger has published extensively in the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial law and data privacy. His recent writings include “The Myth of the Rational Borrower: Behaviorism, Rationality and the Misguided “Reform” of Bankruptcy Law” (with Susan Block-Lieb), in the Texas Law Review, "Genetic Information Privacy and Insolvency," in the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, and “Notification of Security Breaches” (with Paul Schwartz), which is forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. Other articles have appeared in William and Mary Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Hastings Law Review, Connecticut Law Review and Cardozo Law Review. His article, "Crystals and Mud in Bankruptcy Law: Judicial Competence and Statutory Design," published in the Arizona Law Review, was chosen for presentation at the Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. Prior to teaching, Professor Janger was an associate with the firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, specializing in bankruptcy and litigation, and was Law Clerk to Judge Irving L. Goldberg of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is the past-chair of the AALS Section on Commercial and Consumer Law. He currently serves as consultant to the Business Bankruptcy Subcommittee of the Federal Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition for Debtor Education.


Present Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School



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250 Joralemon Street
Room 813
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 780-7995


Articles (18)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (5)