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Yates and Thompson featured in Ethisphere

Monday, February 29, 2016

Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was ranked number one in Ethisphere's list of "100 Most Influential in Business Ethics." Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was ranked at number 25 on the list. Each year, Ethisphere releases a ranking of 100 individuals who have dedicated themselves to leading the changes in the world of business ethics and compliance.


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Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presents at Notre Dame Law School

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation" at Notre Dame Law School during February.


Hellerstein cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit as one of the "commentators who have criticized Quill's bright-line physical presence test" for requiring remote vendors to collect sales and use taxes in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl (Feb. 22, 2016) (citing Walter Hellerstein, Deconstructing the Debate Over State Taxation of Electronic Commerce, 13 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 549, 549-50 (2000)).

 


Georgia Law wins National Appellate Advocacy Regional

Monday, February 22, 2016

Congratulations to third-year students D. Tyler "Ty" Adams and Kathleen B. "Kate" Hicks for winning the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition. This pair will advance to the national tier of this moot court competition during April. Adams also captured the Best Oralist Award. A second Georgia Law team, comprised of second-year students Jacob S. "Jake" Edwards, Hannah S. Sells and Andrew Z.R. Smith, finished as regional semifinalists. This trio was presented with the 4th Best Brief Award, and Edwards won the 5th Best Oralist Award. Both teams were coached by third-year student G. Kevin Davis.


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Carol Watson selected as chair-elect of AALS library and legal information section

Monday, February 22, 2016

Law Library Director Carol A. Watson was selected as chair-elect of the Association of American Law School's Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information.

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