Christine Hurt's Posts

Meredith Viera, Attorneys, and the Part-Time Myth (August 14, 2006)

The NYT Magazine has an article on Meredith Viera, who is leaving her lead position at The View to sit... (Category: Gender Issues)

New Blog: MoneyLaw (August 10, 2006)

Jim Chen announces today at Jurisdynamics the inauguration of a new blog, MoneyLaw. Just in time for the fall recuirting... (Category: Blogs and Blawgs)

Martha Stewart Settles SEC Insider Trading Charges (August 07, 2006)

I think we're all aware of the trials of Martha Stewart over the past few years. She was convicted of... (Category: White Collar Crime)

The Tax-Free Shopping Extravaganza: Who Benefits? (August 07, 2006)

I've been noticing news accounts that 13 states and D.C. are holding sales tax-free periods during the back-to-school season. I... (Category: Marketing, Taxation)

Announcing the Illinois Program in Business Law and Policy (August 03, 2006)

Here. I'll file this one under "just one of the reasons why it is great to be a junior professor... (Category: Administrative)

Nigerian Barge Reversal (August 03, 2006)

While I was traveling yesterday, the Fifth Circuit reversed the convictions of Merrill Lynch defendants accused of fraud in what... (Category: Enron)

The Big 10 unTENured Conference (August 01, 2006)

I'm in Bloomington, IN at the first Big Ten unTENured Conference, a workshop for untenured law profs at schools in... (Category: Conferences)

The Internal Affairs Doctrine, California, and the U.S. Supreme Court (July 28, 2006)

Remember last year when Larry Ellison decided to settle a civil suit alleging insider trading charges in California even though... (Category: Corporate Governance)

Micro-Lending, Internet Style: Prosper Marketplace (July 28, 2006)

Somewhere out there is someone (NeedsCash) who has a short-term need for cash and someone else (HasCash) who would like... (Category: Finance)

Is Jim Chen Ryan Secrest or Simon Cowell? (July 25, 2006)

Over at Jurisdynamics (a blog that is quite dynamic, going from a solo blog to a group blog in a... (Category: Blogs and Blawgs)

Debt Collectors and Discharged Debt Collectors (July 25, 2006)

I understand that in popular lore attorneys are bottom-feeders (like catfish). I would think that this perception (warranted or not)... (Category: Finance)

Welcome to the Blogosphere: Credit Slips (July 24, 2006)

I am very excited to announce the newest blog on the cyberblock this morning: Credit Slips: A Discussion on Credit... (Category: Blogs and Blawgs)

The Buyout of HCA: More Barbarous than Barbarians at the Gate? (July 24, 2006)

The WSJ is reporting that a group of private equity investors are buying out HCA, Inc. for an amount (in... (Category: M&A)

Leaving Milwaukee (July 21, 2006)

Three weeks ago we moved from Milwaukee to Champaign, and I am happy to declare us "moved in." We have... (Category: Life in Milwaukee)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest = Empire Strikes Back (July 20, 2006)

Last night we went (sans kids) to see Dead Man's Chest. As we were leaving, Paul said, "That was a... (Category: Film)

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