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Norins and First Amendment Clinic featured in the Daily Report

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Clinical Assistant Professor Clare R. Norins was featured in the Daily Report regarding the school's new First Amendment Clinic. The article titled "UGA Law Signs NY Civil Rights Lawyer as First Amendment Champ" was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 2/10/20.

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E. Burch presented on mass tort deals at an ABA regional program

Monday, February 10, 2020

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining" at the ABA’s 2020 Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts, and Products Liability Litigation Committees Joint Regional Program during January.

Kairab wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition

Monday, February 10, 2020

First-year law student Haley K. Kairab is the winner of the School of Law's 2020 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations to all who competed, including finalist Donavan C. Juleus, on their performances. 

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Barnett's article cited by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

Friday, February 7, 2020

Hosch Associate Professor Kent Barnett's article "Resolving the ALJ Quandary" (66 Vanderbilt Law Review 797 (2013)) was cited by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico in the case McCray v. Social Security Administration, holding that a Social Security Administration administrative law judge’s appointment violated the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

Holmes-Hunter speaker continues to ‘slay the dragon of injustice’

Thursday, February 6, 2020

For Justice Robert Benham, being a judge isn’t about punishing people. It’s about salvaging people. “We need to give people a chance the do the right thing at the right time for the right reason,” he said. Benham, the longest serving and first African American member of the Supreme Court of Georgia, talked about his journey in the justice system at the 2020 Holmes-Hunter Lecture, held Feb. 3. Named in honor of Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Hamilton Holmes, the first African American students to attend the University of Georgia, the lecture is sponsored by the Office of the President and focuses on race relations, civil rights and education.