Advocate Magazine

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Advocate 2014 Cover

2014 (Vol. 48)

ISSN 1557-1025


Table of Contents

State taxation of cloud computing  pp.2-7
Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein explains how tax laws have barely begun to address cloud computing.

Financiers as monitors in agregate litigation  pp.8-13 
Associate Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch explores how financiers can resolve some issues that occur in aggregate litigation.


Dean White announces she is stepping down  pp.14-15
After 11 years of leading the law school, Dean Rebecca Hanner White announces she is stepping down from
her position as dean.

President Morehead shares thoughts on UGA and law school p.16-18
Top news from Georgia Law.

Headlines p.19
Top news from Georgia Law.

Renovations continue; Concourse named for Kirbo family  p.19
An update on law school renovations and the naming of the third floor concourse in honor of the Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo Charitable Foundation and the Kirbo family.

Successfully preparing U.S. Supreme Court and other federal court clerks p.20
Georgia Law graduates have served as U.S. Supreme Court clerks for six of the last nine years, and an average of 26 alumni have been selected to serve judges in the federal system each of the last five years.

Law School launches new degree - Master in the Study of Law  p.20
This fall, Georgia Law will begin offering a new graduate level degree for professionals and recent graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline.

Hirsch Hall Highlights  pp.21-28
Key events and institutional briefs.

Faculty Accomplishments  p.29-34
The latest on faculty scholarship and achievements.

Student Briefs  p.35-39
Student activities, accomplishments and profiles.

Alumni Activities  p.40-47
Alumni news, events and profiles.

Morehead and Knox honored with DSS Award  p.48
The Law School Association’s 2014 Distinguished Service Scroll Award winners are Jere Morehead (J.D.’80) and Wyck Knox (LL.B.’64).

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming Ad  p.IBC

Why I Support Georgia Law  p.BC