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UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

University of Georgia graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2014 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law moved up a place to tie for 33rd on the list, placing it among the top 13 public law schools in the nation and among the top four public schools in the Southeast.


Conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo

Monday, March 11, 2013

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center will present “The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years” on March 22. During this daylong conference, Cuban and American diplomats, scholars, legal practitioners and trade specialists will examine the effectiveness and consequences of economic sanctions as well as the potential impact of revising or lifting the U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba.


Diane Amann delivers talk on the international criminal court

Monday, March 11, 2013

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented "Children and the Early Jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court" as part of the Criminal Justice Forum Series at Cleveland State University-Marshall College of Law and at a faculty workshop at John Marshall Law School in Chicago during March.


Private school tax credits in Georgia attract abuse, critics say, but Alabama has stronger controls in place

Monday, March 11, 2013

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was quoted by AL.com, an Alabama news website, regarding a new bill in the state of Alabama that, if passed, could allow tax credits to either individuals or businesses that donate money to pay tuition at private schools for qualifying students. The article was written by Robert McClendon and appeared on 3/8/13.


U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones to speak at Georgia Law

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Judge Edith Hollan Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will present “Why the Constitution Matters and Why Women Should Care” as Georgia Law’s Edith House Lecturer on March 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. A brief reception will follow.

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