Frank R. Kennedy

Frank R. Kennedy

Position: 

Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Frank R. Kennedy held degrees from Southwest Missouri State University, Washington University School of Law, and Yale University Law School.  He was a member of the faculty at University of Iowa College of Law from 1940 to 1960, although he left Iowa during World War II to serve in the U.S. Navy.  While a professor at Iowa, he served as faculty advisor to the Iowa Law Review.

He also taught at University of Michigan Law School from 1961 to 1984.  His work focused on bankruptcy law, trade regulation, and constitutional law.  During his career, he served on many influential bankruptcy-related committees, including the National Bankruptcy Conference and the Commission on Bankruptcy Law.  He died in 2008.

Publications

Books

Frank R. Kennedy, Vern Countryman, & Jack F. Williams, Kennedy, Countryman & Williams on Partnerships, Limited Liability Entities and S Corporations in Bankruptcy (Aspen Law & Business 2000)
Lawrence S. Lempert & Frank R. Kennedy, eds., Bankruptcy Under the New Rules of Procedure (Institute of Continuing Legal Eduation 1974)

Articles

Frank R. Kennedy & Morris W. Macey, "Partnership Bankruptcy and Reorganization: Proposals for Reform," 50 Bus. Law. 879 (1994-1995)
Frank R. Kennedy & Gerald K. Smith, "Postconfirmation Issues: The Effects of Confirmation and Postconfirmation Proceedings," 44 S. C. L. Rev. 621 (1992-1993)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Reception of the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act," 43 S. C. L. Rev. 655 (1991-1992)
Frank R. Kennedy & Gerald K. Smith, "Fraudulent Transfers and Obligations: Issues of Current Interest," 43 S. C. L. Rev. 709 (1991-1992)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword," 65 Ind. L.J. 1 (1989-1990)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Involuntary Fraudulent Transfers," 9 Cardozo L. Rev. 531 (1987-1988)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Creative Bankruptcy--Use and Abuse of the Bankruptcy Law-Reflection on Some Recent Cases," 71 Iowa L. Rev. 199 (1985-1986)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Tribute to Lehan Kent Tunks," 60 Wash. L. Rev. 557 (1984-1985)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Discharge of Partnerships and Partners under the Bankruptcy Code," 38 Vand. L. Rev. 857 (1985)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Jurisdictional Problems between Admiralty and Bankruptcy Courts," 59 Tul. L. Rev. 1182 (1984-1985)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Partnerships and Partners under the Bankruptcy Reform Act and the New (Proposed) Bankruptcy Rules," 27 St. Louis U. L.J. 507 (1983)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Partnership and Partners' Estates under the Bankruptcy Code," 1983 Ariz. St. L.J. 219 (1983)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Partnerships and Partners under the Bankruptcy Code: Claims and Distribution," 40 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 55 (1983)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Secured Creditors under the Bankruptcy Reform Act," 15 Ind. L. Rev. 477 (1982)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Bankruptcy Court under the New Bankruptcy Law: Its Structure and Jurisdiction," 55 Am. Bankr. L.J. 63 (1981)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Some Comments about the Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure under the Bankruptcy Reform Act," 85 Com. L.J. 125 (1980)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword: A Brief History of the Bankruptcy Reform Act," 58 N.C. L. Rev. 667 (1979-1980)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Commencement of a Case under the New Bankruptcy Code," 36 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 977 (1979)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Dedication to Professor G. Stanley Joslin," 28 Emory L. J. 577 (1979)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Bankruptcy Court under the New Bankruptcy Law: Its Structure, Jurisdiction, Venue, and Procedure," 11 St. Mary's L.J. 251 (1979-1980)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Automatic Stays under the New Bankruptcy Law," 12 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 1 (1978-1979)
Frank R. Kennedy, "New Bankruptcy Act Impact on Consumer Credit," 33 Bus. Law. 1059 (1977-1978)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy," 11 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 175 (1977-1978)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Rights of Levying Creditors against Negotiable Property under the Uniform Commercial Code," 31 Bus. Law. 1517 (1975-1976)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword," 63 Cal. L. Rev. 1427 (1975)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Interest of a Reclaiming Seller under Article 2 of the Code," 30 Bus. Law. 833 (1974-1975)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Restructuring Bankruptcy Administration: The Proposals of the Commission on Bankruptcy Laws," 30 Bus. Law. 399 (1974-1975)
Frank R. Kennedy, "An Adversary Proceeding under the New Bankruptcy Rules, with Special Reference to a Sale Free of Liens," 79 Com. L.J. 425 (1974)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Reflections on the Bankruptcy Laws of the United States: The Debtor's Fresh Start," 76 W. Va. L. Rev. 427 (1973-74)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Federalism and the Uniform Commercial Code," 29 Bus. Law. 1225 (1973-1974)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Report of the Bankruptcy Commission: The First Five Chapters of the Proposed New Bankruptcy Act," 49 Ind. L.J. 422 (1973-1974)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The New Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure," 20 Prac. Law. 11 (1974)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword," 21 UCLA L. Rev. 381 (1973-1974)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Secured Transactions," 28 Bus. Law. 859 (1972-1973)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Secured Transactions," 27 Bus. Law 755 (1971-1972)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Proposed Bankruptcy Rules and Official Forms," 46 Am. Bankr. L.J. 53 (1972)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Secured Transactions," 26 Bus. Law. 1211 (1970-1971)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Due Process Limitations on Creditors' Remedies: Some Reflections on Sniadach v. Family Finance Corp.," 19 Am. U. L. Rev. 158 (1970)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword," 17 Am. J. Comp. L. 1 (1969)
Frank R. Kennedy, "James Angell MacLachlan," 41 J. Nat'l Conf. Ref. Bankr. 93 (1967)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Trustee in Bankruptcy as a Secured Creditor under the Uniform Commercial Code," 65 Mich. L. Rev. 1419 (1966-1967)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Bankruptcy Amendments of 1966," 41 J. Nat'l Conf. Ref. Bankr. 53 (1967)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Bankruptcy Amendments of 1966," 1 Ga. L. Rev. 149 (1966-1967)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword," 55 Ky. L.J. 533 (1966-1967)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Bankruptcy Amendments of 1966," 41 J. Nat'l Conf. Ref. Bankr. 5 (1967)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword: Symposium on Consumer Protection," 64 Mich. L. Rev. 1197 (1965-1966)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Inchoate Lien in Bankruptcy: Some Reflections on Rialto Publishing Co. v. Bass," 17 Stan. L. Rev. 793 (1964-1965)
Frank R. Kennedy, "From Spokane County to Vermont: The Campaign of the Federal Government against the Inchoate Lien," 50 Iowa L. Rev. 724 (1964-1965)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Proper Relation between the Bankruptcy Act and the Uniform Commercial Code," 36 N.Y. St. B.J. 444 (1964)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Hospitality for Repeaters under the Bankruptcy Act: Recent Developments," 69 Com. L. J. 213 (1964)
Frank R. Kennedy & Antonio Bautista, "The Imputed Negotiability of Security Interests under the Code," 38 Ind. L.J. 574 (1962-1963)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Hospitality for Repeaters under the Bankruptcy Act," 68 Com. L. J. 117 (1963)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Impact of the Uniform Commercial Code on Insolvency: Article 9," 67 Com. L. J. 113 (1962)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Bankruptcy Legislation of 1962," 4 B.C. Indus. & Com. L. Rev. 241 (1962-1963)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Perfection of Security Transactions," 36 J. Nat'l Ass'n Ref. Bankr. 3 (1962)
Frank R. Kennedy, "A New Deal for Partnership Bankruptcy," 60 Colum. L. Rev. 610 (1960)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Iowa Law School Foundation," 45 Iowa L. Rev. 441 (1959-1960)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Limitation of Exemptions in Bankruptcy," 45 Iowa L. Rev. 445 (1959-1960)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Trustee in Bankruptcy under the Uniform Commercial Code: Some Problems Suggested by Articles 2 and 9," 14 Rutgers L. Rev. 518 (1959-1960)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Foreword," 43 Iowa L. Rev. 165 (1957-1958)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Statutory Liens in Bankruptcy," 39 Minn. L. Rev. 697 (1954-1955)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Bankruptcy Act: Congressional Signpost on the Priority Road," 29 J. Nat'l Ass'n Ref. Bankr. 63 (1955)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Iowa Law School Alumni Foundation," 40 Iowa L. Rev. 12 (1954-1955)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Iowa Senatorial Districts Can Be Reapportioned-Constitutional and Legal Aspects of the Plan," 39 Iowa L. Rev. 557 (1953-1954)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Relative Priority of the Federal Government: The Pernicious Career of the Inchoate and General Lien," 63 Yale L.J. 905 (1953-1954)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Ten Years of Creditors' Rights in Iowa," 38 Iowa L. Rev. 410 (1952-1953)
Frank R. Kennedy, "The Iowa Law School Alumni Foundation," 38 Iowa L. Rev. 14 (1952-1953)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Sampling by the Food and Drug Administration," 6 Food Drug Cosm. L.J. 759 (1951)
Frank R. Kennedy & Max W. Turner, "Exclusion, Ejection, and Segregation of Theater Patrons," 32 Iowa L. Rev. 625 (1946-1947)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Admissibility of Evidence of Intercepted Communications," 24 Wash. U. L. Q. 256 (1938-1939)
Frank R. Kennedy, "Priorities in Missouri Bank Liquidations," 23 Wash. U. L. Q. 209 (1937-1938)