Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein was quoted by TaxAnalysts.com regarding a recent lecture he gave on lessons states can learn from the federal estate tax phaseout. The article was written by Amy Hamilton and appeared on 2/6/12.
Congratulations to first-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson for winning the 2012 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to runner-up Benjamin W. Thorpe and to all of the other competitors for a job well done.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West presented "The Monster in the Courtroom: What Do U.S. Supreme Court Justices Really Fear About Video Cameras?" at Brigham Young University's symposium titled "The Press, the Public and the Supreme Court" during January.
Georgia Law has hired attorney Gregory C. "Greg" Sowell from Tifton as its new senior director of development. A 1983 graduate of Georgia Law, Sowell has served 10 consecutive years on the school's alumni council, in which he assisted with raising funds to support the law school.
Adjunct Professor Torin D. Togut has published "The Gestalt of the School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Duality of Overrepresentation of Minorities in Special Education and Racial Disparity in School Discipline on Minorities" in 20 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 163 (2011).