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Oral History: An Interview of Dr. Verner Chaffin on March 16, 2012

Friday, March 6, 2015

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Verner F. Chaffin (LL.B.'42) participated in an oral history interview that was published in The Journal of Southern Legal History (Volume 22, 2014).  


Tight Bank Oversight Could Offset Stress Test Predictability

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was quoted in Law360 regarding her thoughts on the Federal Reserve’s stress testing process.


Hellerstein's treatise cited by U.S. Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein's treatise on state taxation was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (March 4, 2015). The Supreme Court referenced his work as follows: “As one treatise has observed, we recognize a ‘wide latitude state legislatures enjoy in drawing tax classifications under the Equal Protection Clause.’ 1 J. Hellerstein & W. Hellerstein, State Taxation ¶ 3.03[1], p. 3-5 (3d ed. 2001-2005). This includes the power to impose ‘widely different taxes on various trades or professions.'" Id., at 3-5 to 3-6.


Georgia Law professor and alumna named to "Power List" of minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Congratulations to Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson and 1989 Georgia Law alumna Audrey Boone Tillman for their inclusion in On Being a Black Lawyer's 2015 Power List, recognizing our nation's most influential minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates, including corporate general counsels, law firm managing partners, law school deans and the highest ranking government attorneys.


Georgia Law teams perform well at regional Transactional LawMeets

Monday, March 2, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students Katherine P. "Kate" Bell and Andy Shin and second-year student Chloe S. Ricke, who were named region champions at the Southeastern Regional Competition of the Transactional LawMeet held at Emory University recently. Congratulations also to third-year students Sarah C. McMahon and Chelsea G. Swanson and second-year student Lily D. Wilkerson, who received the Best Draft Award at the Southwestern Regional Competition of the Transactional LawMeet held at the South Texas College of Law recently.

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