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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.


Georgia Law students complete Anti-Defamation League's Wittenstein Summer Research Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students David T. “Ty” Adams, Roshani H. Chokshi, Eleanor K. “Keith” Hall, Crystal L. Homa, Terrell C. “Chase” Ogletree, Cory L. Takeuchi and Na’Tasha J. Webb-Prather who completed the Anti-Defamation League’s Charles Wittenstein Summer Research Program. The program partners with law firms to provide law firm summer associates with the opportunity to delve deeply into critical civil rights legal issues while conducting legal research in areas including separation of church and state, freedom of speech and other civil rights issues on the ADL agenda.


Why people who use payday loans aren't 'financially stupid,' just desperate

Friday, July 10, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa  Baradaran was quoted in the Deseret News regarding her thoughts on the payday lending industry and postal banking. The article was written by Lane Anderson and published 7/9/15.


Hashimoto's research featured in Arizona Republic news article

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Associate Dean and Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was featured in the Arizona Republic regarding a study she published in 2007 which tracked the outcomes of felony defendants who were pro se, or representing themselves, at the time of case termination. The article was written by Megan Cassidy and published 7/6/15.


Gainesville firms win Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Congratulations to the law firms Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar (category A) and Smith Gilliam Williams & Miles (category B) for winning the 2014-15 Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge. The efforts were headed by Jason A. Dean (J.D.’99) and M. Tyler Smith (J.D.’93), respectively.  Grouped by the number of Georgia Law alumni/alumnae lawyers employed at an organization, this annual competition seeks firm-wide participation of Georgia Law graduates making a personal gift to the law school during the current fiscal year.  The first firm to reach 100 percent participation in each category size wins.

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