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E. Burch presents at Tel Aviv University conference

Monday, January 23, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Publicly Funded Objectors" at the Fifty Years of Class Actions conference held at Tel Aviv University during January.

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Ellington publishes tribute to Sam Davis in Mississippi Law Journal

Monday, January 23, 2017

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus C. Ronald Ellington published "Samuel M. Davis: Reminiscences" in 85 Mississippi Law Journal 929 (2016). This article traces the career of Samuel M. Davis, who spent 27 years at UGA serving as associate dean at the law school and as the university's associate vice president for academic affairs. 

Haley named Presidential Management Fellows Finalist

Monday, January 23, 2017

Congratulations to third-year student Spencer S. Haley for being named a Presidential Management Fellows Finalist for 2017. Haley was one of 417 finalists selected from more than 6,350 applicants. This program was established to attract to federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of backgrounds who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs. 

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Thompson appointed chairman of the Ethics Research Center Board

Monday, January 23, 2017

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson has been appointed chairman of the Ethics Research Center Board, effective immediately. The ERC is the research arm of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI), which is a best practice community of organizations that are committed to creating and sustaining high quality ethics and compliance programs.

Wells featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Monday, January 23, 2017

Carter Chair in Tort and Insurance Law Michael L. Wells was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on sovereign immunity. The article titled "State contends its laws are immune from legal challenges" was written by Bill Rankin and was published 1/20/17.