Lonnie Brown inducted into prestigious UGA Teaching Academy

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was recently inducted into the UGA Teaching Academy, which seeks to promote faculty leadership in teaching and learning, to advocate for effective educational environments and to foster a community of scholars. Membership in the academy is an honor granted to a select few UGA faculty members each year who have demonstrated a significant commitment to the teaching-learning enterprise.

A-C Commission's racial makeup called into question

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Colquitt Carter Chair in Tort and Insurance Law Michael L. Wells was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding at-large districts. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 12/4/11.

Global Policy for Climate Change

Monday, December 5, 2011

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was featured on News/Talk 1340 WGAU's Saturday morning radio show "True South" regarding global climate change policy. The show aired on 12/3/11.

Walter Hellerstein publishes article in State Tax Notes

Monday, December 5, 2011

Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has published "The Questionable Constitutionality of Amazon's Distribution Center Deals" in 62 State Tax Notes 667 (2011) (with J. Swain).

Larry Thompson to participate in conference on overcriminalization and excessive punishment

Friday, December 2, 2011

Sibley Professor Larry D. Thompson will participate in the upcoming colloquium "Overcriminalization/Excessive Punishment: Uncoupling Pipelines in Prison" at Yale University Law School, during December. This invitation-only symposium will feature jurists, prosecutors, defense attorneys, prison officials, educators and scholars with the goal of examining the overreliance on the criminal law and the daunting realities of the high rates of incarceration in the U.S.