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DNA & Innocence

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Professor of Law Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was interviewed by Georgia Public Broadcasting regarding his thoughts on DNA evidence and the recent decision of the Georgia Supreme Court to deny a new trial to a man serving a life sentence without parole in a Georgia prison. The interview was conducted by Celeste Headlee on 7/20/15.

The “Term in Review”

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Associate Professor Christian Turner was featured on Slate magazine's legal affairs podcast “Amicus” regarding the 2014-15 Supreme Court term during the month of July.

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Hellerstein presents “The State of State Taxation”

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein delivered the opening substantive presentation titled “The State of State Taxation” at the 65th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators in Atlanta during July.  

Bartlett named 74th president of UGA Alumni Association; two Georgia Law alumnae added to board

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Congratulations to alumnae Jody Corry (J.D.’91) and Yvette M. Daniels (J.D.’89) for beginning a two-year term on the UGA Alumni Association Board of Directors. The UGA Alumni Association proudly supports academic excellence, best interests and traditions of Georgia’s flagship university and its more than 288,000 alumni worldwide.

Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Georgia Law has introduced its Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, in which rising second-year students may compete for two $500 prizes. The contest, named after law school alumnae and U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Beverly B. Martin (J.D.’81) and Julie E. Carnes (J.D.’75), gives each student the opportunity to analyze a legal problem and work with a faculty adviser, who will assist in editing, refining and strengthening the competitor’s writing skills and legal arguments.