Introducing Guest Blogger Miriam Cherry

I’m very pleased to introduce Professor Miriam Cherry, who will be returning for a repeat guest visit with us this month.

Miriam’s permanent appointment is with the University of the Pacific – McGeorge School of Law, and this year she is visiting St. Louis University.  She teaches Business Associations, Contracts, and Employment Law. She received her B.A. from Dartmouth College and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Prior to entering law teaching, Miriam clerked for Justice Roderick Ireland of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, and for Judge Gerald Heaney of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was a corporate attorney at Foley Hoag in Boston, and, in the wake of Enron and Worldcom, litigated accounting fraud cases on behalf of pension funds at Berman DeValerio & Pease, also in Boston.

Some of Miriam’s representative publications include:

* Clawbacks: Prospective Contract Measures in an Era of Excessive Executive Compensation and Ponzi Schemes, 94 MINN. L. REV. 368 (2009) (with Jarrod Wong).

* Working for Virtually Minimum Wage, 60 ALA. L. REV. 1077 (2009).

* Prediction Markets and the First Amendment, 2008 U. ILLINOIS L. REV. 833 (2008) (with Robert L. Rogers)

* Tiresias and the Justices: Using Information Markets to Predict Supreme Court Decisions, 100 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY L. REV. 1141 (2006) (with Robert L. Rogers).

More of her law review articles, including a piece about Sue the Tyrannasaurus can be found on her SSRN page.

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