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Provost launches Task Force on Academic Excellence, law school's Ringhand included

Monday, October 7, 2019

UGA Provost S. Jack Hu has launched a task force that will help develop recommendations to enhance academic excellence at the University of Georgia, with an initial focus this fall on the areas of research and graduate education. The law school's Hosch Professor Lori Ringhand will be among the task force members identifying structures, programs and incentives that promote research and collaboration across disciplines, as well as potential partnerships with industry and other institutions based on core areas of strength.

Simon featured in Associated Press article

Monday, October 7, 2019

Assistant Professor Lindsey Simon was featured in an Associated Press article regarding the Purdue Pharma settlements. The article titled "Victims, families gain key role in Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case" was written by Carla K. Johnson and Geoff Mulvihill and published 10/7/19. The article appeared in media outlets across the globe including the Baltimore Sun, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Japan Times

Simon featured in Crain's New York Business

Monday, October 7, 2019

Assistant Professor Lindsey Simon was featured in Crain's New York Business regarding the buyer extension in the Barneys New York bankruptcy case. The article titled "As Barneys races to find a buyer, vendors fear getting left behind" was written by Catherine Curan and published 10/4/19.

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Carlson's book cited by the Georgia Supreme Court

Friday, October 4, 2019

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence (with M. Carlson) was recently cited by the Georgia Supreme Court in the case Hills v. State. This citation marks the 46th Georgia appellate court (Supreme and Court of Appeals) decision wherein the courts utilized Carlson's book to resolve evidentiary issues.

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Scartz publishes article on domestic violence as a societal concern

Friday, October 4, 2019

Clinical Assistant Professor & Jane W. Wilson Family Justice Clinic Director Christine M. Scartz published "Why is the Protective Order Project Still in Business; or, if the Family Justice Clinic Has Been at it So Long, Why Hasn't Anything Changed? Domestic Violence as a Continuing Societal Concern" in 53 Georgia Law Review Online 127 (2019) (with third-year student C. Reese).