Professor Zywicki Comments on Rodham Bankruptcy in Washington Times

A Washington Times article concerning a bankruptcy trustee's actions in a case involving Anthony Rodham, brother of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, featured comments of Professor Todd Zywicki.

Hillary's brother barred from bank account; Bankruptcy trustee seeks repayment over $100,000, The Washington Times, July 27, 2006. By Jim McElhatton.

"Todd J. Zywicki, a bankruptcy specialist and law professor at George Mason University, said the consent order isn't unusual in cases in which a bankruptcy trustee is trying collect on a judgment.

"'It's standard debt collection to be able to freeze a bank account to protect the garnishment rights,' he said. 'Basically, the bankruptcy can reach out and grab the assets wherever they are.'"