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Hashimoto testifies before U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Associate Dean and Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was invited to testify at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled “Protecting the Constitutional Right to Counsel for Indigents Charged with Misdemeanors.”


Georgia Law graduate Sally Yates confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Recently, Sally Quillian Yates, former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia and a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, was confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general. Nominated by President Barack Obama late last year, Yates has been serving in an acting capacity in the No. 2 post at the U.S. Department of Justice. She replaced Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole.


Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Associate Dean and Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was quoted in the Augusta Chronicle regarding her thoughts on civil rights violations in low-level criminal courts. The article was written by Sandy Hodson and published 5/13/15.


Ely, Carroll named Spurgeon Fellows

Monday, May 11, 2015

Congratulations to first-year student Joshua J. "Josh" Ely and second-year student Elinore R. "Ellie" Carroll, who have been awarded the school's 2015 Spurgeon Public Service Fellowship. Supported by the Edward D. and Carol J. Spurgeon Public Service Fund, the fellowship is awarded to Georgia Law students who have completed their first or second year of law school, are working in a low-paying public service summer position and have demonstrated a commitment to public service.


Thompson publishes article in Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy

Monday, May 11, 2015

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson has published "The Responsible Corporation: Its Historical Roots and Continuing Promise” in 29 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 199 (2015).

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