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Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano to present Sibley Lecture

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present “Anatomy of a Legal Decision” as Georgia Law’s 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in The Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Georgia Law wins Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Four Georgia Law students recently won the Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament. They are:  Garrett S. Burrell, Joshua H. "Josh" Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson and Ashley R. Wright.  Dorminy was named as the best advocate in the final round, and Judson was selected as delivering the best closing in the preliminary rounds.

Smith named president-elect of the Association for Law, Property and Society

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Martin Chair of Law James C. "Jim" Smith was mentioned in Columns for his appointment as the new president-elect of the Association for Law, Property and Society. He will serve as the organization’s president from 2015-2016. The membership organization is for scholars doing interdisciplinary legal scholarship on all aspects of property law and policy. The article was published 10/6/14.

Eleventh Circuit Court case could have major impact on Georgia case

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was featured in Ga Voice regarding his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision not to rule on the issue of same-sex marriage. The article was written by Patrick Saunders and appeared 10/7/14.

Georgia congressman, law professors join debate over immigration

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade was quoted in the Atlanta Journal Constitution regarding a letter to President Barack Obama that he and 135 other law professors signed this month, outlining the president’s executive authority to exercise discretion in his approach to immigration enforcement. The article was written by Jeremy Redmon and appeared 9/30/14.