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Georgia Law sweeps state advocacy tournament; finishes strong in nationals

Thursday, April 9, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law recently swept the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools vying for the top trophy. Second-year law students S. Aliya Charlery, Alison L. Lee and Jonathan D. Parente won the Best Brief Award and defeated Georgia State University in the final round to take first place, while a second team from Georgia Law, composed of second-year students Sean P. Kane, Marie E. Greene and Elizabeth R. Story, finished as semi-finalists. Greene was named the competition's best oralist.


Thomas A. Eaton's article selected for special recognition

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Professor Thomas A. Eaton's article "The Contours of a New FRCP, Rule 68.1: A Proposed Two-Way Offer of Settlement Provision for Federal Fee-Shifting Cases" (252 F.R.D. 551 (2008) (with H. Lewis)) has been selected for special recognition at this summer's Southeastern Association of Law Schools conference.


Indian Supreme Court Justice to speak on individual rights

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan of the Supreme Court of India will lecture on "Individual Rights in India : A Perspective from the Supreme Court" on April 6 at 2:00 p.m. The talk is sponsored by the University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center and will take place in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall (North Campus). This event is free and open to the public.


Erica J. Hashimoto publishes article in the Cardozo Law Review

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Professor Erica J. Hashimoto has published Toward Ethical Plea Bargaining, 30 Cardozo Law Review 949 (2008)


Feminist legal theory expert to deliver rescheduled House lecture

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Felice J. Batlan, a specialist in feminist legal theory, will deliver the University of Georgia School of Law's 27th Edith House Lecture, which has been rescheduled for April 9 at 3:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The talk was originally slated for March 2 but had to be cancelled due to inclement weather. The lecture, titled "Are We Our Mother's Law Students?: Women's Law School Experiences and an Agenda for Action," is free and open to the public.

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