Georgia Law alumus Jere W. Morehead (J.D.'80), vice president for instruction and the Meigs Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Georgia, will serve as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Morehead was chosen from among four finalists identified in a national search to fill the second-highest position in the university’s administration. He will succeed Arnett C. Mace Jr., who will retire on Jan. 1.
Professor Peter A. Appel will deliver a talk titled "Sustainable Commerce" as a guest lecturer at the Florida State University Environmental and Land Use Certificate Program in September (with Dr. T. Rick Irvin, J.D.).
Professor Peter A. Appel will deliver a talk titled "Wilderness and the Judiciary" at a Florida State University faculty workshop in September.
In a recent study, Georgia Law Post Professor Paul J. Heald and Susannah Chapman, a Ph.D student in the anthropology department, compared the availability of varieties in commercial vegetable seed catalogs in 1903 to those available in 2004. Their results argue against the conventional wisdom that the 20th century was a disaster for vegetable crop diversity.
Former Solicitor General of Hong Kong Daniel R. Fung will be delivering a lecture at Georgia Law titled "The Post-Financial Crisis World Order: Sino-American Relations in an Age of Economic Turmoil." The lecture will take place Friday, Sept. 25, at 12:30 p.m. in classroom B of Hirsch Hall.