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.


Court to hear innocence claim in Ga. death case

Monday, June 21, 2010

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in The Macon Telegraph regarding an upcoming habeas corpus hearing in federal district court in Savannah in the case of Troy Davis, a Georgia death row inmate who claims innocence. The article was written by Russ Bynum and Greg Bluestein and appeared on 6/20/10.


Ann Puckett named to AALL Hall of Fame

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Professor and Law Library Director E. Ann Puckett was recently inducted into the inaugural class of The American Association of Law Libraries Hall of Fame.

 

 


Harlan Cohen named to program committee

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Assistant Professor Harlan G. Cohen was named to the program committee for the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law.

 

 

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