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Federal Judicial System
This unique bankruptcy time line maps the evolution of bankruptcy law from its inception in 1787 in the U.S. Constitution through 2019. It also provides statistics demonstrating the burgeoning bankruptcy caseloads, and historical snapshots of select sociopolitical events that occurred along the way.
This updated time line is available in PDF format below. A print version is forthcoming. Requests will be filled as soon as it is available.