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Alan Watson publishes new edition of book on comparative law

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Professor Alan Watson has published Comparative Law: Law, Reality and Society, 2d. ed. (Vandeplas Publishing, 2008).

Feminist legal theory expert to deliver annual House lecture

Monday, February 16, 2009

Felice J. Batlan, a specialist in feminist legal theory, will deliver the University of Georgia School of Law's 27th Edith House Lecture. The lecture, titled "Are We Our Mother's Law Students?: Women's Law School Experiences and an Agenda for Action," will be held March 2 at 3:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and is free and open to the public. An assistant professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Batlan teaches corporate law, securities regulation, legal history and feminist legal theory. Her scholarship explores interactions between law and gender in the 19th and 20th centuries, with her work appearing in numerous law reviews and history journals.

Paul J. Heald publishes article in the Houston Law Review

Friday, February 13, 2009

Professor Paul J. Heald has published Optimal Remedies for Patent Infringement: A Transactional Model, 45 Houston Law Review 1165 (2008).

Georgia Law dominates regional mock trial tournament; advances to nationals

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Two teams from the University of Georgia School of Law recently captured first place at the regional round of the 2009 Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition held in Atlanta, sweeping the tournament composed of more than 25 teams. Competing in two different divisions in the Atlanta contest, Georgia Law students overcame teams from schools such as Vanderbilt University, Emory University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Georgia Law to host public interest weekend focusing on social injustice

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Juvenile sentencing, eyewitness testimony and economic disparity are just a few of the topics that will be covered during the 4th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference: Advancing Social Justice to be held Feb. 27-28 at the University of Georgia School of Law. The two-day event will include numerous panels and roundtable discussions with notable speakers from across the country as well as a keynote address by Mary Bauer, Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Immigrant Justice Project, which focuses on the legal needs of migrant workers.