Christine Hurt's Posts
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The $30 Million Whistleblower (September 25, 2014)

Earlier this week, the SEC announced that it would award $30 million to a whistleblower in an enforcement action. Here... (Category: Securities)

I Need The Haggler: I Didn't Get My New Yorker Prize (September 16, 2014)

Many of you may remember that a year ago this month, I won the New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest. I... (Category: Administrative)

University of Illinois Law School Faculty Blog -- Welcome to the Blawgosphere! (And link to Rob Kar on the Salaita Controversy) (September 02, 2014)

So, I guess the Illinois law faculty was just waiting for me to leave to start a blog! Congratulations on... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

2014 Aspiring Law Professors Conference at Arizona State University (August 28, 2014)

It is that time again! Time for appointments committees, FAR forms, and the AALS hiring conference! If you are going... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

Family Film Blogging: The Hundred- Foot Journey (August 27, 2014)

So, first let me tell you my agenda. I try to frequent non-animated PG-rated films as much as possible. Why?... (Category: Film)

Family Film Blogging: Guardians of the Galaxy (August 18, 2014)

Man, the deadweight loss of moving cannot be underestimated! We are finishing the busiest yet least productive summer in history,... (Category: Film)

Family Film Blogging: Maleficent (June 13, 2014)

The summer blockbusters keep coming, and I predict Maleficent to be one of the biggest. In my own opinion, it... (Category: Film)

What is Complexity? (June 09, 2014)

I am sitting in the excellent AALS Mid-Year Meeting Workshop on Blurring Boundaries in Financial and Corporate Law organized by... (Category: AALS, Finance)

Is a High Grading Curve Really News? (June 06, 2014)

Yesterday, ATL posted about an email attachment gone awry at a top law school so that the names/grades/ranks of students... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

Family Film Blogging: Million Dollar Arm (June 04, 2014)

One movie that our whole family wanted to see was Million Dollar Arm. One of those rare non-animated movies that... (Category: Film)

State Crowdfunding Update (June 04, 2014)

While the very long and detailed SEC crowdfunding proposed rules continue to not be final, individual states have passed their... (Category: Securities)

Fee-Shifting Bylaws: In Case Nothing Else Will Deter Plaintiffs Shareholder Suits (May 21, 2014)

Earlier in May, the Delaware Supreme Court decided a certified question from the District of Delaware as to whether a... (Category: Securities)

Family Film Blogging: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (May 20, 2014)

So, I'll have to admit there are a lot of things about movie franchises I don't understand. Why were there... (Category: Film)

Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation (May 15, 2014)

The second hosting of this great conference will be at the University of Richmond School of Law, hosted by my... (Category: Calls for Papers)

The New Independent Director on the Board -- a Computer Algorithm (May 15, 2014)

A lot of ink has been written over the benefits (and costs) of outside directors -- SOX in particular seems... (Category: Corporate Governance)

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