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Amann presents at International Law Weekend

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Associate Dean for International Programs and Strategic Initiatives & Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented “The Global Child” as part of the "Challenges Related to Incorporating & Respecting Children's Rights in Conflict Resolution Internationally" panel at International Law Weekend, the annual conference of the American Branch of the International Law Association, during November. The panel was moderated by Kaitlin M. Ball (J.D.'14), who is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge.


Author makes the case for postal banking

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in The Postal Record regarding her book How the Other Half Banks. The article appeared in the magazine's December issue.


Community HeLP Clinic offers assistance to Athens Housing Authority residents

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Georgia Law’s Community Health Law Partnership, led by Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade, took on a substantial advocacy project during November to benefit residents of Athens Housing Authority in addition to its current work with patients at Mercy Health Center. State law changed on Oct. 1, allowing households with elderly or disabled members to qualify for additional SNAP (food stamps) benefits based on unreimbursed medical expenses. Second-year student Christina A. Cason and third-year student Andrew B. McClintock, with assistance from other clinic students, developed a standard form to help applicants and advocates calculate qualifying expenses. The form has been shared with the Georgia Legal Services Project in hopes that it can be used to assist qualifying individuals throughout the state.


Georgia stresses treatment for pregnant drug users

Monday, November 30, 2015

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis was quoted in The Augusta Chronicle regarding her thoughts on treating substance abuse issues for pregnant women and a public health model targeting the variables that contribute to increased drug use. The article was written by Leigh Beeson and published 11/30/15.


Reaves presents at 7th International Conference of the Training of the Judiciary

Monday, November 30, 2015

Executive Director of the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of Georgia Richard D. Reaves presented on the topic of "Continuing Education for Judges" at the 7th International Conference of the Training of the Judiciary in Brazil during November.

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