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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to deliver law graduation address

Monday, May 2, 2011

Kasim Reed, the mayor of Atlanta, will deliver the keynote address at Georgia Law's commencement on May 21. The processional will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.


Georgia Law moot court team finishes among the top in world

Monday, May 2, 2011

Georgia Law recently finished 17th in the world at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, where approximately 250 teams from more than 60 countries competed for top honors in the courtroom. Representing the school were third-year students Yvonne S. Godfrey, Mary Catherine Moore, Amanda M. Waide and Francis M. "Donald" Wakeford.


The rise of animal law

Monday, May 2, 2011

Third-year law student Sherwin K. Figueroa was quoted in DVM Newsmagazine regarding her interest in Georgia Law and in animal law. The article was written by Alicia Karapetian and appeared on 5/1/11.


Georgia Law prevails at intrastate moot court competition

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law students Andrew M. Bagley, Rachael D. Ivey and Samuel H. Sabulis who recently took home the championship trophy and the Best Brief Award in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools competing against each other for top honors. This is the sixth consecutive year UGA has won this competition and the eighth consecutive year it has earned the best brief title.


Walter Hellerstein publishes article in Tax Notes

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Professor Walter Hellerstein published "Challenging Legal Issues Confronting VAT Regimes" in 131 Tax Notes 409 (2011) with Jon Sedon (J.D.'07).

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