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Ewulonu selected for EJW Regional Public Interest Award

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Congratulations to second-year student Nneka I. Ewulonu for being selected as an Equal Justice Works 2020 Regional Public Interest Award winner. She is one of eight law students from law schools across the country chosen for their exemplary commitment to public interest law and pro bono work. 

Carlson featured in The Daily Beast

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was featured in The Daily Beast regarding Georgia's stand-your-ground law relating to the death of Ahmaud Arbery. The article titled "'It's Murder': This Shooting of an Unarmed Black Man Is Roiling Georgia" was written by Justin Glawe and published 5/5/20. 

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Hellerstein's treatise quoted in Texas Supreme Court decision

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein’s treatise State Taxation was quoted by the Texas Supreme Court in Lockheed Martin Corp. v. Hegar (May 1, 2020) for the proposition that “a sales factor apportionment formula is intended ‘to reflect the contribution of the market state to the taxpayer’s income.’"

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West publishes article in the Northwestern University Law Review

Monday, May 4, 2020

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West published "The Paradox of Justice John Paul Stevens" in 114 Northwestern University Law Review 1849 (2020) (with D. Lithwick).

Business Law Clinic helps protect butterflies

Friday, May 1, 2020

The Business Law Clinic achieved a significant victory for an unusual beneficiary when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved an innovative conservation agreement that created partnerships to maintain monarch butterflies’ habitats. This voluntary conservation effort is being viewed as a creative solution to combat the monarch’s decline, according to Business Law Clinic Director Willow Tracy.