Jere Morehead (J.D.'80), senior vice president for Academic Affairs and provost at the University of Georgia, was named as the 22nd president of UGA by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Morehead will assume his new post on July 1, 2013. Georgia Law Dean Rebecca Hanner White has been named to his transition advisory committee.
Assistant Professor Logan E. Sawyer III was quoted in the Rome News-Tribune regarding courts serving as the only option for states to resolve issues regarding federal laws they don't agree with. The article was written by Walter C. Jones and appeared on 2/15/13.
Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein was quoted in the StarTribune regarding the lack of consistency when taxing goods and services. The article was written by Adam Belz and appeared on 2/15/13.
Assistant Professor Timothy L. Meyer presented "Fragmentation and Systemic Governance Risk in International Energy" at the 4th Annual Tokyo Conference on Earth System Governance at the United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan, during January.
Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the unusual outcome of a judge accepting a guilty plea of voluntary manslaughter in the McNeil case. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and appeared on 2/12/13.