Introducing Guest Blogger Christine Hurt

christine-hurt1a.jpgWe are delighted that Christine Hurt will be joining us as a guest for the next few weeks. Christine is a regular blogger at the Conglomerate, a terrific blog about law and business. She’s currently a law professor at Marquette Law School, and she’ll be moving this fall to teach at the University of Illinois Law School.

Christine teaches Business Associations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Torts, and a seminar on the Ethics of Business.

Prior to becoming a law professor, Christine practiced corporate law in Houston, Texas at Baker Botts, LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. She also served as the Director of Legal Research and Writing at the University of Houston Law Center for four years.

Christine has written a number of articles, including: Moral Hazard and the Initial Public Offering, 25 Cardozo L. Rev. 711 (2005); Counselor, Gatekeeper, Shareholder, Thief: Why Attorneys Who Invest in Their Clients in a Post-Enron World Are ‘Selling Out,’ Not ‘Buying In, 64 Ohio St. L.J. 897 (2005); and Network Effects and Legal Citation: How Antitrust Theory Predicts Who Will Build a Better Bluebook Mousetrap in the Age of Electronic Mice, 87 Iowa L. Rev. 1257 (2002).

She has two new articles which will be published shortly: Regulating Public Morals and Private Markets: Online Securities Trading, Internet Gambling and the Speculation Paradox, forthcoming B.U. L. Rev. (2005); What Google Can’t Tell Us About Internet Auctions (And What It Can), forthcoming U. Toledo L. Rev.

Please give Christine a warm welcome.

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