Cornell Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 5 (June 1977), pp. 834-987


Priorities. The very word sends chills down the sane lawyer's spine. But if fear and loathing of Article Nine's priority scheme served as a deterrent to undertaking this enterprise, they served as an incentive as well. The complexity of the priority rules is matched only by their importance, for as long as secured financing flourishes, priority disputes over personal property are inevitable. It is the purpose of this project to set forth and explore the body of law that resolves those disputes: the priority rules of Article Nine.