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Sustainable lifestyles to be focus of annual Red Clay law conference

Friday, February 5, 2016

Making a sustainable lifestyle accessible to all is the working title of the 28th Annual Red Clay Conference to be held Feb. 26 in the University of Georgia School of Law’s Larry Walker Room in Dean Rusk Hall. The daylong program will include discussions on solar power in the Southeast and Georgia’s new “Household Solar Panel” bill, flood insurance and the tensions between risk and affordability, and farm-to-school food initiatives and child nutrition reauthorization. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency General Counsel Avi S. Garbow will provide a special address, while Robert R.M. Verchick, a legal expert in environmental regulation, climate change and the developing field of disaster law, will deliver the keynote address.


Georgia Law to host public interest conference focusing on social justice

Friday, February 5, 2016

Georgia Law will host the 11th Annual Working in Public Interest Conference on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Registration is required. The conference will shine a light on current social issues affecting the law and potential solutions that the law can offer in social injustice situations. Key topics to be explored during the event’s three panels include: the effects of the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage in regard to the administration of probate, estate planning and adoption proceedings; issues with inadequate representation for misdemeanor offenses and how the law can be used to remedy the problem; and opportunities to provide undocumented immigrants with access to higher education and legal advice. Steve Gottlieb, executive director of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, will present the keynote address at 2:20 p.m.


Georgia Law students quoted in Athens Banner-Herald

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Third-year law students NaTasha J. Webb-Prather and R. Danielle Burnette were quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding their thoughts on race issues on campus. The article titled "As Black History Month begins, race issues remain at UGA" was written by Lee Shearer and published 2/1/16.


Georgia Law featured on WebWire

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Georgia Law was featured on WebWire regarding the 113th Sibley Lecture on Jan. 28. The article titled "Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant Hears David B. Wilkins of Harvard" was written by Liz Buddenhagen and published 2/2/16.


Baradaran featured in The American Prospect

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran's book How the Other Half Banks was reviewed on The American Prospect. The review titled "The Big Financial Divide" was written by Lisa J. Servon and was published in the Winter 2016 issue.

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