The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 21st Annual Red Clay Conference on March 20 and explore the question "Does going green equal making green?" The daylong event includes two keynote addresses. The first address "Sustainable Commerce: Georgia's Next Economy" will be delivered by School of Law Associate Professor Peter A. Appel and President of Registry Consultants and UGA College of Pharmacy Adjunct Professor T. Rick Irvin. Stephen E. O'Day, who leads the Environmental Law Section and Sustainability Practice Group at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, in Atlanta, Ga., will deliver the second address.
The University of Georgia School of Law will advance to the international tier of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition after a strong performance at the southeast regional tournament. Second-year law students Benjamin W. Cheesbro, Anna W. Howard, Kevin P. Murphy and Tina Termei finished as regional finalists and won the Best Memorial Award (brief), with Cheesbro being named best oralist for the final round of the competition. They defeated teams from Emory University, Washington and Lee University and the University of Alabama, among others, to place second in the regional contest and to earn the right to vie for the world title in Washington, D.C., later this month.
Professor Paul J. Heald will deliver a talk titled "Optimal Remedies for Patent Infringement: A Transactional Model" at the London School of Economics and Political Science Faculty Colloquium in March.
Professor Ronald L. Carlson will deliver a talk titled "Interdisciplinary Impacts on Trial Practice" at the spring meeting of Ohio State's Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies in March.
Professor Harlan Cohen has published International Decision: Munaf v. Geren, 102 American Journal of International Law 854 (2008).