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Elizabeth Weeks Leonard delivers talk on the Affordable Care Act

Friday, March 9, 2012

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard presented "New Deal Lessons for the Affordable Care Act: The General Welfare Clause" at the 15th Annual Journal of Constitutional Law Symposium. The conference took place at the University of Pennsylvania Law School during January and was titled FDR and Obama: Are there Constitutional Law Lessons from the New Deal for the Obama Administration?


Georgia Law wins two regional tournaments; advances to nationals in three

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Georgia Law recently took home the top trophy during the regional rounds of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held in Atlanta, and at the Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition, held in Memphis, Tenn., earning the right to advance to the national level for both competitions. The school also earned the right to compete in the national rounds of the Transactional LawMeet after placing second at regionals.


Conference to explore balance between sustainability and Georgia’s economic growth

Monday, March 19, 2012

Georgia Law's 24th Annual Red Clay Conference will address how to balance the long-term sustainability of Georgia's ecosystems with efforts to stabilize and improve its economy. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on March 23, this daylong symposium will take place in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will cover market-based conservation, managing the impact of non-indigenous species, longleaf pine restoration and possible changes to the federal endangered species list.


Justices to Weigh Foreigners' Lawsuits

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding the Alien Tort Statute, an 18th-century federal law that permits foreigners to sue in U.S. courts over violations of international law. The article was written by Jess Bravin and appeared on 3/5/12.


Larry Thompson to deliver talk on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Sibley Professor Larry D. Thompson will participate in a symposium titled "The FCPA at Thirty-five and its Impact on Global Business" at Ohio State University during March. The event will convene top government officials, leading academics from both the U.S. and the U.K., and experienced practitioners to discuss the many aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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