Eleven School of Law students will gain global practice experience this summer through the Global Externship Overseas initiative of the school's Dean Rusk International Law Center. They will enhance their legal studies by working for law firms, in-house legal departments and nongovernmental organizations throughout the globe with placements based in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Practice areas include dispute resolution, data privacy, corporate law, refugee law, cultural heritage law, international human rights law and international criminal law.
Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Gregg D. Polsky presented on "Fixing The Qualified Small Business Stock Exclusion" as part of the University of Florida Tax Policy Colloquium during April.
Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented on "Best Practices in Resolution and the Search for Closure" as part of the Contemporary Issues in Complex Litigation Virtual Conference hosted by the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law during April.
Regents' Professor of International Law & Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented as part of the “Legal Challenges Posed by the Large-Scale Russian Invasion of Ukraine” conference co-sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Law School and the Ukrainian Catholic University Law School and held during May.
Brock Associate Professor in Professional Responsibility Nathan S. Chapman presented “The Doctrine of Qualified Immunity” and “Judicial Review in the US as a Tradition of Moral Reasoning” as part of the Oxford University Faculty of Law's Programme on Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government during April.
Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence (with M. Carlson) was recently cited by the Georgia Court of Appeals in the case Interest of A. G. regarding the introduction of evidence of a victim's past violent misconduct. This citation brings the total to 63 times that this text has been used by Georgia appellate courts to resolve evidentiary issues.
Brock Associate Professor in Professional Responsibility Nathan S. Chapman's scholarship was recently cited in three U.S. Supreme Court opinions. His 2012 Yale Law Journal article titled “Due Process as Separation of Powers” was cited in Wooden v. United States and in United States v. Vaello-Madero, while his 2017 Washington Law Review article titled "Adjudicating Religious Sincerity" was cited in Ramirez v. Collier.
Clinical Assistant Professor & Prosecutorial Justice Program Director Melissa D. Redmon was featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding the stopping and searching of a bus of Delaware State University athletes. The article titled "'It was disturbing': Attorneys question Liberty County deputies' search of Delaware State bus" was written by Abraham Kenmore and published 5/12/22. The article was picked up by USA Today and other media outlets.
Associate Dean and Martin Chair of Law Andrea L. Dennis and her work were featured in Billboard magazine regarding the use of rap lyrics as evidence in criminal trials. The article titled "Young Thugs's Indictment Quotes His Own Lyrics. Here's Why That's Controversial" was written by Bill Donahue and published 5/10/22.
Clinical Professor & Business Law and Ethics Program Director Carol Morgan published "Introducing students to ethics and professionalism challenges in virtual communication" in 23 Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law 258 (2021) (with K.M. Koops, J.E. Moliterno and C.D. Newman).
Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West presented as part of a discussion on "Investigative Deceptions Across Social Context" at Yale Law School Information Society Project's Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference during April.
Smith Professor Hillel Y. Levin was featured in The Gainesville Times regarding book banning in Hall County schools. The article titled "Gainesville Schools approves nearly $500k in projects" was written by Ben Anderson and published 5/6/22.
Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West was featured in The New York Times regarding information leaks at the U.S. Supreme Court. The article titled "Supreme Court Leak Inquiry Exposes Gray Area of Press Protections" was written by Jeremy W. Peters and published 5/8/22.
Brock Associate Professor in Professional Responsibility Nathan S. Chapman's 2017 Washington Law Review article titled "Adjudicating Religious Sincerity" was quoted in The Atlantic. The article titled "Should Courts Assess the Sincerity of Religious Beliefs" was written by Linda Greenhouse and published 5/5/22.
Associate Professor Jonathan Peters was featured in the ABA Journal regarding information leaks at the U.S. Supreme Court. The article titled "Rare but not unprecedented Supreme Court leak considered 'staggering'" was written by Mark Walsh and published 5/5/22.
Associate Professor Jonathan Peters was featured on CTV News (Canada) regarding information leaks at the U.S. Supreme Court. The segment titled "U.S. Abortion Battle Heats Up" aired 5/5/22.
Regents' Professor of International Law & Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was featured on Vox regarding her thoughts on future U.S. Supreme Court rulings. The article titled "After Roe: 9 legal experts on what rights the Supreme Court might target next" was written by Sean Illing and published 5/2/22.
Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism & Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was featured on Law360 regarding a State Bar of Georgia Formal Advisory Opinion that permits attorneys to contact former employees of represented entities without obtaining consent from the entities’ counsel. The article titled "Ga. Justices Modify Attorney Rule On Contacting Ex-Staffers" was written by Rosie Manins and published 5/3/22.
Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was featured on WSB TV regarding what could happen with Georgia's Heartbeat Bill. The segment titled "What a change in abortion laws would mean for Ga's Heartbeat Bill" aired 5/4/22.
Associate Professor Jonathan Peters was featured on Quartz regarding information leaks at the U.S. Supreme Court. The article titled "Is the US Supreme Court leak of Roe v. Wade opinion unprecedented?" was written by Scott Nover and published 5/4/22.