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Obama should have trade-negotiating authority, Isakson says

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s speech given there on international trade and economic growth during April. The article was written by Lee Shearer and published 4/11/15.


Hold the Champagne on GE Capital’s Breakup

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran published "Hold the Champagne on GE Capital’s Breakup" on American Banker regarding her thoughts on General Electric’s plan to sell off the bulk of its financing arm, GE Capital. Her article is currently the most read on the American Banker website.


CFPB Uses Old Strategy in Robocall Debt Collection Case

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was quoted in Law360 regarding her thoughts on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s complaints against payment processors in a recent debt collection case. The article was written by Evan Weinberger and published 4/13/15.


Amick wins Russell Competition

Monday, April 13, 2015

Congratulations to first-year law student Caitlin Amick for winning the 2015 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all of the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success. Amick also received the Morehead Best Oralist Award.


Hellerstein’s treatise cited by Oregon Supreme Court

Monday, April 13, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein's treatise on state taxation was cited four times by the Supreme Court of Oregon in the course of its opinion in Powerex Corp. v. Department of Revenue, 357 Or. 40 (2015), which addressed the attribution of sales of natural gas and electricity for state corporate income tax purposes.

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