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Protect Athens Music events aim to guide local musicians

Monday, February 6, 2012

Georgia Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society has joined forces with UGA's Music Business Program and Nuçi's Space to host a conference on current music industry business and legal issues in addition to holding a free legal clinic for local musicians. The symposium will be held Feb. 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, while the clinic will be held Feb. 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Nuçi's Space, near Downtown.


Robinson wins Beaird mock trial tournament

Monday, February 6, 2012

Congratulations to first-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson for winning the 2012 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to runner-up Benjamin W. Thorpe and to all of the other competitors for a job well done.


Walter Hellerstein delivers talk on tax coordination

Monday, February 6, 2012

Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein made a presentation on "Federal-State Tax Coordination: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," at a conference on Tax Reform Beyond the Beltway, co-sponsored by the UCLA School of Law and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, during February.


Sonja West presents talk on video taping Supreme Court proceedings

Friday, February 3, 2012

Associate Professor Sonja R. West presented "The Monster in the Courtroom: What Do U.S. Supreme Court Justices Really Fear About Video Cameras?" at Brigham Young University's symposium titled "The Press, the Public and the Supreme Court" during January.


UGA School of Law welcomes senior director of development

Friday, February 3, 2012

Georgia Law has hired attorney Gregory C. "Greg" Sowell from Tifton as its new senior director of development. A 1983 graduate of Georgia Law, Sowell has served 10 consecutive years on the school's alumni council, in which he assisted with raising funds to support the law school.

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