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Georgia Law to host international law society midyear meeting

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The American Society of International Law will hold its annual Midyear Meeting and Research Forum Oct. 19-21 in Atlanta and Athens, hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law. Scholars, practitioners and students from the Southeast and around the world will convene to discuss compelling issues in international law. The event will feature keynotes by the U.N. under-secretary-general for legal affairs and the U.S. State Department legal adviser.


In Memoriam: Col. John "Jack" Murray

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Col. John "Jack" Murray, who taught at the law school from 1965 to 1976. During this time, he also served as associate dean and director of admissions. His areas of specialty were workers' compensation, contracts and criminal law. Murray passed away on Aug. 18 at the age of 94.


In Memoriam: John Rees

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Law School Association Professor of Law Emeritus John B. Rees Jr., who served as a faculty member at the law school from 1959 to 2002. In addition to his role as a professor, Rees also served as assistant dean from 1964 to 1969, led the facilities committee that oversaw the design and construction of the law school's 1967 expansion and generously endowed the John B. Rees Jr. Law Library Book Fund. This highly respected scholar and friend passed away Sept.


Surprising level of acquittals found in pro se criminal cases

Friday, September 28, 2012

Associate Professor Erica Hashimoto was quoted in the Daily Report regarding her research on the acquittal rates in pro se defendant cases. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 9/25/12.


Harlan Cohen publishes article on international law

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen has published "Finding International Law, Part II: Our Fragmenting Legal Community" in 44 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 1049 (2012).

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