Smith named president of Association for Law, Property and Society

Monday, May 4, 2015

Martin Chair James C. “Jim" Smith was recently elected the 2015-2016 president of the Association for Law, Property and Society at the organization’s annual meeting, which was held in Athens and brought together 141 property scholars from many countries throughout the world. ALPS is a membership organization for academics doing interdisciplinary legal scholarship on all aspects of property law and policy, including real, personal, intellectual, intangible, cultural and other forms of property.


West presents on “’The Press’ Then & Now”

Monday, May 4, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West presented her article “’The Press’ Then & Now” at the Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference at Yale Law School during May.


A Constitutional Challenge to NYC’s Ban on Dancing

Friday, May 1, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West published "A Constitutional Challenge to NYC's Ban on Dancing" on the Huffington Post regarding a challenge to New York City’s “cabaret law.” The article also mentions Georgia Law alumnus Andrew M. Muchmore (J.D.’08). The article was published 4/30/15.


Hellerstein cited in Oregon Tax Court opinion

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein's treatise on state taxation was cited by the Oregon Tax Court, and the court characterized Hellerstein as “[a] leading commentator, often cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in this field,”  in its opinion on Fisher Broadcasting Co. & Subsidiaries v. Department of Revenue.


Brown, Ringhand and Turner recognized by students

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Three faculty members were recognized this year by Georgia Law students. They include: Associate Dean Lonnie T. Brown Jr. with the Student Bar Association Professionalism Award, Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand with the Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching and Associate Professor Christian Turner with the O’Byrne Memorial Award for Significant Contributions Furthering Student-Faculty Relations.

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