Kindle and ePub Versions of Bankruptcy Code (Updated)
One of my crack research assistants, Scott Cromar, put together electronic versions of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) that can be read using Amazon Kindle or an ePub reader. Because these books were assembled using public-domain materials from the U.S. government, we are making them available free of charge. Keep reading after the page break for links and more information.
- Kindle version, Bankruptcy Code & FRBP with historical and revision notes
- ePub version, Bankruptcy Code & FRBP with historical and revision notes
- Kindle version, Bankruptcy Code & FRBP text only
- ePub version, Bankruptcy Code & FRBP text only
There are a few caveats for use of these files. First, we have produced these files from the U.S. government versions and believe them to be accurate, but we have not proofread the files or compared them to the originals. Use them at your own risk.
Second, these files are provided without technical assistance. You can find lots of web pages explaining how to use individual Kindle or ePub files. For example, here is an example about the Amazon Kindle and here is an example for an ePub file. If you find the files useful and want to show your appreciation, the best thing you can do is thank the dean of the University of Illinois College of Law, Bruce Smith, for making available the resources for these sorts of projects that help support the profession.
UPDATE (1/19/2012): I've bumped this post temporarily back to the top of the blog to note that new files have been uploaded to reflect the amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure that took effect on December 11, 2011. The links now take you to the new files.
UPDATE (12/09/11): New files have been uploaded to reflect a Creative Commons license.