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Baradaran featured on Southern California Public Radio

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Alston Associate Chair in Corporate Law Mehrsa Baradaran was featured on Southern California Public Radio's "Air Talk" regarding a proposal to privatize the U.S. Postal Service. The story aired on 2/4/19.

Mock trial teams finish as finalists, semi-finalists at regional round of National Trial Competition

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the team of third-year students Gabriel “Gabe” Gonzales-Acevedo and Amanda Payne and second-year student Chelsea R. Feagle, who finished as regional finalists at the regional round of the National Trial Competition. Additionally a second UGA School of Law team comprised of third-year students Jennifer Cotton and Philip Poole and second-year student Andrew H. Tyner finished the competition as regional semi-finalists. The team was coached by third-year student Jared Koebble and alumnus Jeremy Daily (J.D.’14).

New initiative helps veterans attending UGA law school; Butler Commitment guarantees financial aid to every veteran who matriculates this fall

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law announces the Butler Commitment, a new initiative that will guarantee financial aid to 100 percent of veterans who matriculate in the fall 2019 entering class. “Thanks to the generous support to date, the School of Law has reached the point where every veteran currently enrolled in the entering class will receive financial aid,” School of Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said. “What better way to honor military women and men for their service than to provide them monetary support for their education. I am grateful to renowned trial attorney and 1977 law school alumnus Jim Butler for supporting this initiative."

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Baradaran delivers keynote at Kentucky Center for Economic Policy

Monday, February 4, 2019

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Alston Associate Chair in Corporate Law Mehrsa Baradaran presented "How the Other Half Bank" as the keynote speaker of the 2019 Policy Conference at the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy during January.

E. Burch featured in The New York Times

Monday, February 4, 2019

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in The New York Times regarding her thoughts on mass tort litigation. The article titled "As Pelvic Mesh Settlements Near $8 Billion, Women Question Lawyers’ Fees" was written by Matthew Goldstein and published 2/1/19.