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Georgia Law Prosecutorial Clinic students file appeal

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Six Georgia Law students in the school's Prosecutorial Clinic recently had the opportunity to handle the state of Georgia's response to an out-of-time appeal filed by William Walsh, who was convicted of child molestation in 1997 in Walton County. Clinic Director Alan A. Cook, who successfully tried the original case, oversaw the writing of the brief while his students provided supporting research used to refute the appellant's enumerations of error. A decision in the case is not expected for several months.

Walter Hellerstein publishes a chapter in book on tax, globalization

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein has published "Consumption Taxation of Cross-border Trade in an Age of Globalization" in Globalization and Its Tax Discontents: Tax Policy and International Investments (A. Cockfield ed.) (University of Toronto Press, 2010).

Erica Hashimoto publishes article in the Boston University Law Review

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Associate Professor Erica J. Hashimoto has published "Resurrecting Autonomy: The Criminal Defendant's Right to Control the Case" in 90 Boston University Law Review 1089 (2010).


Travis Trimble publishes article in the Mercer Law Review

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Legal Research and Writing Instructor Travis M. Trimble has published "Environmental Law" in 60 Mercer Law Review 1193 (2009).



Academic credentials for UGA School of Law entering class continue to climb

Monday, August 16, 2010

Recently, 248 students began their three-year pursuit of a law degree at Georgia Law. This class is one of the most academically gifted in the school's history. The Class of 2013's median LSAT score of 164 and the median undergraduate GPA of 3.7 tie existing school records set last year. The LSAT scores for the 75th and 25th percentiles of 166 and 162, respectively, are new highs. Moreover, one-third of the class scored in the top six percent of LSAT test takers nationwide, and two-thirds of the class scored in the top 10 percent.