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Appellate Litigation Clinic gains victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Georgia Law's Appellate Litigation Clinic recently won a case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Third-year student Jacob S. “Jake” Edwards presented oral argument addressing the question of whether or not the client’s habeas petition was second or successive given that it challenged a “new judgment.” The court decided in favor of the clinic's position that the petition was not second or successive. Third-year students Mary Grace Griffin and David R. Waldrep assisted in writing briefs and in helping Edwards prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments. All three students attended the argument in Richmond, Virginia, during October.

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Baradaran presents at Harvard Law School

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran presented "How the Other Half Banks" at Harvard Law School during February. 

Georgia Law’s Red Clay conference to focus on emerging issues in environmental law

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

“Emerging Issues in Environmental Law” is the title of the 29th Annual Red Clay Conference to be held March 24 in the University of Georgia School of Law’s Larry Walker Room in Dean Rusk Hall. The daylong program will include three panel discussions focusing on the management of coal ash in the wake of changes to Environmental Protection Agency and Environmental Protection Division rules pertaining to solid waste management, transboundary water issues stemming from the Florida v. Georgia litigation, and the future of the Clean Power Plan and other air regulatory matters. Judson H. “Jud” Turner, the former director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, will deliver the keynote address. Community Newspapers, Inc. President Dink NeSmith will also provide a special address.

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E. Burch publishes article in Vanderbilt Law Review

Monday, February 27, 2017

Kirbo Chair of Law Elizabeth Chamblee Burch has published "Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation" in 70 Vanderbilt Law Review 67 (2017).

Keynote address at WIPI Conference featured in Athens-Banner Herald

Monday, February 27, 2017

Georgia Law's 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald, regarding the event's keynote address, which was delivered by Francys Johnson (J.D.'04). The article titled "Far right seeks to 'deconstruct' the nation, Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson says" was written by Lee Shearer and was published 2/25/17.