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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.


Hashimoto among four UGA faculty members to receive Meigs Professorships

Monday, March 2, 2015

Four University of Georgia faculty members have been named Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professors, the university’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In bestowing the Meigs Professorship, the university communicates its commitment to excellence in teaching. The 2015 Meigs Professors are:  Erica Hashimoto, the Allen Post Professor of Law in the School of Law; Malcolm Adams, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences; Mark Harrison, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; and Cynthia Ward, College of Veterinary Medicine.

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