Tagged: Boston University School of Law

BU experts comment on debt ceiling deal

Cornelius Hurley, professor of law at BU’s School of Law and director of BU’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy. Contact Hurley at 617-353-5427 or ckhurley@bu.edu, Twitter: @ckhurley “The president’s tactical errors were obvious. First, he failed to embrace his own Deficit Commission’s report and thereby yielded the high ground to the GOP on the […]

Weekly roundup of quotes by BU experts: July 24 – July 29

Below is a sampling of quotes by Boston University experts for July 24 – July 29: Field position – Putnam assumes key sponsorship at Gillette Stadium, raising its profile (Boston Globe): “It’s a perceptional investment. There are lots of ancillary things that can come out of it.” Christopher Cakebread, Assistant Professor of Advertising, College of […]

Experts available to comment on debt ceiling debate

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, insight, and analysis on the debt ceiling debate: Cornelius Hurley, a professor in the School of Law, is the Director of BU’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy and a former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors.  He is also a regular contributor to […]

NFL owners, players reach agreement

The Associated Press is reporting that a collective bargaining agreement has been reached between NFL owners and players, ending the 136-day old lockout. The following Boston University professors are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight: Michael Harper, a professor at BU’s School of Law, is a leading authority in the area of labor and […]

Weekly roundup of BU expert quotes: July 18 – July 22

Below is a sampling of quotes by Boston University experts for July 18 – July 22: Bailout in Greece After a deal, only more challenges (New York Times): “This is the Europeanization of the Greek debt. Everyone prefers to have Europe as their counterparty rather than Greece.” Perry Mehrling, visiting professor, School of Law, and […]

Cornelius Hurley on the debt ceiling crisis

With the August 2 default deadline looming, President Obama and the GOP are still miles apart on an agreement in their debt ceiling crisis debate. Cornelius Hurley, a professor at Boston University’s School of Law and director of the school’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy, gave his view in a post earlier this week […]

Campaign 2012: Is it too early to start paying attention to polls?

With a new political poll coming out every day, we decided to ask some of our “Campaign 2012″ experts if people should pay attention to polls at this stage of the election cycle. Cornelius Hurley, director of the Center for Finance, Law & Policy at Boston University’s School of Law, gives his view in the […]

Casey Anthony found not guilty

Casey Anthony,  was found not guilty of killing her two-year old daughter Caylee Marie Anthony. After six weeks of testimony, an Orlando jury of five men and seven women did find Anthony guilty of giving false information to police. Boston University School of Law professor David Rossman, the director of the school’s Criminal Law Clinicial Programs, is […]

IMF names new chief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today named Christine Lagarde as its new chief.  Boston University School of Law Professor Cornelius Hurley, director of the BU Center for Finance, Law & Policy and former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors, offers the following comment: “With Lagarde taking over the helm of the IMF, the global […]

Supreme Court blocks discrimination case against Wal-Mart

The Supreme Court blocked a sexual discrimination case  brought on behalf of 1.6 million female employees against Wal-mart. Boston University School of Law professor Michael Harper, a leading authority in the area of labor and employment law, offers the following comment: “The unanimous part of the decision was persuasive and totally predictable from the day the […]