John J. Worley

Vice President and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

AB, University of Georgia
J.D., University of Georgia, School of Law

Areas of Expertise

  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts
  • Payments Law
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Secured Financing

jjworley@stcl.edu

713-646-1863

Office: 609T


ARTICLES

Deliberative Constitutionalism , 2009 B.Y.U. L. Rev. 431.

Bankruptcy Law: Pre-Petition Debts, Critical Vendors and Who Gets Paid First , Executive Legal Adviser, May/June 2006, at 24.

Cutting in Line: Pre-petition Debts, Critical Vendors and Who Gets Paid First , 20 Tex. Law., Jan. 24, 2005 at 24.

Foreword: Neutralism, Perfectionism, and the Lawyer’s Duty to Promote the Common Good , 40 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1 (1999).

The Declaration of Independence for Letters of Credit , 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

His, Hers, or Theirs? Community Property and Credit Applications , 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Paid-in-Full Checks and Creditor’s Dilemma , 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Who Checks the Checks? 1989 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Paying With Plastic: the Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights , 1989 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Employee Embezzlement and Check Fraud , 1989 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

ATM Cards: Promptly Notify the Bank if Lost or Stolen , 1989 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Truth or Consequences: Lie Detectors in the Workplace , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Retirement Insecurity , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Down in the Dumps: Insuring Against Hazardous Waste , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

What’s in a Name: Stopping Payment on Cashier’s and Teller’s Checks , 1988 Focus Wint. (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Of Pac-Men and Presidents: Political Activity by Corporations , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Minor Errors With Major Consequence: the Secured Creditor’s Right to a Deficiency , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Death and Taxes , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Clearing the Air: Some Problems of Asbestos and the Law , 1988 Focus Spring (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

When Banks and S&Ls Fail: Getting Sued By the FDIC and FSLIC , 1988 Focus Fall (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

Post Employment Covenants Not to Compete: Texas-Style , 1988 Focus Fall (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

A Fresh Start or a False Start? Converting Non exempt to Exempt Property Before Bankruptcy , 1988 Focus Fall (Legal Newsletter by Eikenburg & Stiles).

CHAPTERS

Possessory Security Interests , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code §6A.06 (Peter F. Coogan et al. eds., 1998).

Equitable Subordination of Secured Claims Under the Bankruptcy Code , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1995).

The Secured Party and Default Proceedings Under Article 9 , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1995). (with William E. Hogan)

Possessory Security Interests , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1991).

Possessory Security Interests , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1988)

Article 4 Security Interests in Checks and Other Documents , in Secured Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code (New York: Matthew Bender & Co., 1986).

PRESENTATIONS & PROCEEDINGS

Proving Ownership Of The Claim: The Residential Mortgage Note , 27th Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course (Austin: State Bar of Texas, 2011). (Chap. 2)

Transactional Centers And Certificate Programs , 12 Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. L. 299 (2011).

Bankruptcy Courts: Jurisdiction, Venue, and Jury Trial , Bankruptcy Fundamentals for Lawyers & Legal Assistants (Houston: South Texas College of Law Houston, 1991).

Bankruptcy Courts: Jurisdiction, Venue, and Jury Trial , Advanced Bankruptcy Institute (Houston: South Texas College of Law Houston, 1989).


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