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Sachs serves on panel at Law and Society Annual Meeting

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs served on a panel entitled "Rulemaking, National and International" at the Law and Society Association's annual meeting in New Orleans during June.  She presented on international securities fraud.

University of Georgia Foundation board welcomes four elected trustees and two advisory trustees; two with Georgia Law ties

Friday, July 1, 2016

The UGA Foundation elected four new trustees during its annual meeting in St. Simons: Allison Ausband, James “Jim” Whidden Childs, Frank Foley III and Larry D. Thompson (who is the holder of the law school's Sibley Chair of Corporate and Business Law). Two advisory trustees, Betsy Camp (J.D.'77) and John Reid Parker Jr., were also chosen to assist the foundation’s committees in defining and achieving their strategic goals.

Levin featured in the Athens Banner-Herald

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his thoughts on Title IX,  a federal civil rights law. The article titled "Title IX and its sexual assault prescriptions apply to high schools as well as colleges" was written by Lee Shearer and published 06/29/16.


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Carlson's book cited by Georgia Court of Appeals

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence: Comparing the Georgia and Federal Rules (with M. Carlson) was cited by the Georgia Court of Appeals on 06/24/16 in Steele v. State, to determine admission of evidence.

UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Assistant Professor Nathan S. Chapman is among the UGA experts sharing his perspective on freedoms enjoyed by Americans. With respect to freedom of religion he said, “The point of religious freedom, just like freedom of speech and the press, is not to protect those whose beliefs are popular, but those whose beliefs are controversial. If their beliefs were popular or they had political clout, they wouldn’t need protection."