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Undeniably, 1998 proved to be an important year for bankruptcy in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, with the circuit ultimately producing a total of fourteen opinions having material bearing upon the debt relief process. In keeping with the cosmopolitan nature of bankruptcy practice, these decisions involved the court's performance of diversified tasks, ranging from the interpretation of intricate Bankruptcy Code provisions, to the construction of governing requirements from the Uniform Commercial Code, and the resolution of potential conflicts between the bankruptcy process and various constitutional or state law provisions. Provided below is an overview of each decision rendered during the 1998 calender year.