Introducing Guest Blogger Miriam Cherry

cherry-miriam2.jpgI’m very pleased to introduce Professor Miriam Cherry, who will be returning for a repeat guest visit with us this month.

Miriam is an associate professor at University of the Pacific – McGeorge School of Law. She teaches Employment Law, Business Associations, and Contracts, among other subjects. 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. She recently co-authored a book, Global Issues in Employment Law, along with Professor Samuel Estreicher.

Some of Miriam’s representative publications include:

* 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).

* Decentering the Corporation: Using the Limited Liability Company to Organize Low Wage Immigrant Workers, 39 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. 787 (2006)

* Whistling in the Dark? Corporate Fraud, Whistleblowers, and the Implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Employment Law, 79 WASHINGTON L. REV. 1029 (2004).

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

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