John (Bernie) Corr

Professor of Law

Office: Room 326
Phone: 202-274-4208
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John B. Corr is professor of law. He holds expertise in Civil Procedure, conflicts and bankruptcy. He is co-author of the Federal Civil Rules Handbook (1994, 1995, 1996); A Students Guide to the Federal Rules of Procedure; and Bankruptcy Code Manual. He is also author of articles in, among others, the Georgetown Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review and Utah Law Review.



Areas of Specialization

  • Bankruptcy / Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights
  • Civil Procedure
  • Conflict of Laws

Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 1978
  • Ph.D., Kent State University 1971
  • M.A., John Carroll University 1964
  • B.A., John Carroll University 1963

  • Selected Publications

    • Baicker-McKee, Steven, William M. Janssen & John B. Corr, Student’s Guide to the Federal Rules of Procedure (12th, West 2009).
    • Baicker-McKee, Steven, William M. Janssen & John B. Corr, Federal Civil Rules Handbook, 2010 (West 2009).
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    • Books

    • Baicker-McKee, Steven, William M. Janssen, and John B. Corr, Federal Civil Rules Handbook, 2009 (West 2008).
    • Baicker-McKee, Steven, William M. Janssen &John B. Corr, Student’s Guide to the Federal Rules of Procedure (11 th, West 2008).
    • Baicker-McKee, Steven, William M. Janssen, and John B. Corr, Student’s Guide to the Federal Rules of Procedure (10th, 2007).
    • Baicker-McKee, Steven, William M. Janssen & John B. Corr, Federal Civil Rules Handbook, 2008 (West 2007).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, S. Baicker-McKee & W. Janssen, A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (West 1999).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, M. Holleran & D. Larsen Holleran, Bankruptcy Code Manual (M. Holleran & D. Larsen Holleran, eds., West 1999).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, S. Baicker-McKee, & W. Janssen, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Handbook (West 1996).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, Attorney-Client Privilege in the United States (P. Rice, ed., Laws. Coop. Publg. Co. 1993).
    • Other Publications

    • John (Bernie) Corr & I. Robbins, Interjurisdictional Certification and Choice of Law, 41 Vand. L. Rev. 411 (1988).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, Interest Analysis and Choice of Law: The Dubious Dominance of Domicile, 1983 Utah L. Rev. 651 (1983).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, Retroactivity: A Study in Supreme Court Doctrine 'As Applied', 61 N.C. L. Rev. 745 (1983).
    • John (Bernie) Corr, et al., The United States Courts of Appeals: 1975-1976 Term Criminal Law and Procedure, 65 Geo. L. J. 203 (1976).