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Baradaran featured on Salon

Monday, February 29, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured on Salon regarding her thoughts on the necessity of postal banking. The article titled "Two words for Hillary if she wants to connect with the financially struggling: 'Postal banking'" was written by Gail Cornwall and published 2/28/16.


Yates and Thompson featured in Ethisphere

Monday, February 29, 2016

Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was ranked number one in Ethisphere's list of "100 Most Influential in Business Ethics." Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was ranked at number 25 on the list. Each year, Ethisphere releases a ranking of 100 individuals who have dedicated themselves to leading the changes in the world of business ethics and compliance.


Georgia Law teams win Best Draft Awards at Transactional LawMeet competitions

Monday, February 29, 2016

Congratulations to third-year students Elizabeth A. DeVos and Lily D. Wilkerson and second-year student Molly H. Cash who won the Best Draft Award at the Southwestern regional competition of the Transactional LawMeet. Additionally, third-year students Johnathan Chiu and Frances H. Kim and second-year student Hannah R. Coleman earned the Best Draft Award at the Chicago regional. Both teams spent significant time preparing a draft of a term sheet for a complex transaction and marking up the other side's draft in this national tournament. Adjunct Professor Susan J. Wilson (J.D.'89) and Robert C. "Rob" Davis III (J.D.'99) served as coaches.


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Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presents at Notre Dame Law School

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation" at Notre Dame Law School during February.


Hellerstein cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit as one of the "commentators who have criticized Quill's bright-line physical presence test" for requiring remote vendors to collect sales and use taxes in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl (Feb. 22, 2016) (citing Walter Hellerstein, Deconstructing the Debate Over State Taxation of Electronic Commerce, 13 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 549, 549-50 (2000)).

 

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