University of Illinios College of Law
Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Scholar
Co-Director, Program in Business Law and Policy
B.A., Texas Tech University; J.D.,
University of Texas Vita
Phone: 217 333-7708
Professor Christine Hurt, the Co-Director of the Program in Business Law and Policy, serves as the Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Scholar, focusing on business associations, corporate finance, securities regulation, torts, and business ethics. Professor Hurt joined the Illinois faculty from
University in Fall 2006. She has also taught international commercial arbitration, international business transactions and project finance. Her articles have appeared in Iowa Law Review, Ohio State Law Journal, Boston University Law Review, and Cardozo Law Review and she is a regular writer and contributor to Conglomerate. She also is the co-author of Interactive Citation Workbook and its related web-based program on the Lexis website. Her most recent article, "The Undercivilization of Corporate Law" was accepted for publication in the Winter 2008 issue of the Journal of Corporate Law. Before entering law teaching, Professor Hurt practiced corporate law for a number of years in
Houston at Baker Botts, LLP, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. As a first-year student at the University of Texas School of Law, she co-founded the Texas Journal of Women and the Law.
Tracy Leigh McGaugh
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Associate Professor of Legal Process & Associate Dean for Acedemic Advising
B.A., 1991, University of North Texas; J.D., 1994,
School of Law
Phone: 631 761-7184
Tracy Leigh McGaugh is one of the best-known legal writing teachers in the nation. She has taught legal Research and Writing at South Texas College of Law and at Texas Tech University School of Law, where she also served as Associate Director of the Legal Practice Program. She is the co-author of two of the standard resources in legal writing programs, Interactive Citation Workbook: Bluebook Edition and Interactive Citation Workbook: ALWD Edition, and has written and lectured widely at regional, national and international conferences on legal writing and law teaching.