Study Finds Questioning of Nominees to Be Useful

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

A new study co-authored by Associate Professor Lori A. Ringhand was cited in The New York Times regarding Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The article was written by Adam Liptak and appeared on 6/27/10.


Lonnie Brown appointed to Cleveland Chair

Monday, June 28, 2010

Professor Lonnie T. Brown Jr., who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2002, was recently appointed as the new holder of the A. Gus Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism. Brown teaches courses in civil procedure, legal profession, ethics in litigation and conflict of laws.


Paul Heald named associate dean for faculty development

Monday, June 28, 2010

Post Professor Paul J. Heald was recently named associate dean for faculty development. Heald joined Georgia Law in 1989. Now, in addition to his teaching duties, he will work closely with the law school's faculty, especially the junior faculty, to expand and promote scholarly activities.


Margaret Sachs's article cited by the U.S. Supreme Court

Friday, June 25, 2010

In its opinion in Morrison v. National Australia Bank, the U.S. Supreme Court cited with approval critiques of the prevailing approach to the extraterritoriality of Rule 10b-5, including that of Robert Cotten Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs in "The International Reach of Rule 10b-5: The Myth of Congressional Silence" (28 Colum. J. Trans. L. 677 (1990)). Writing for the Court, Justice Scalia noted that Sachs challenged the assumption on which the prevailing approach rested - namely, that the Congress that enacted the Securities Exchange Act lacked awareness of internationalized securities markets.


Constitutional Interpretation? There's No App for That

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Assistant Professor Sonja R. West authored an article in Slate magazine regarding the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. The article appeared on 6/23/10.

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