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Justice Stevens: Killing bin Laden Was Lawful

Friday, May 13, 2011

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding retired Justice John Paul Stevens' comments on the killing of Osama bin Laden. The article appeared on 5/13/11.


IMF Chief Strauss-Khan Wants to Clear His Name

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted on National Public Radio regarding whether or not Strauss-Khan would be able to claim diplomatic immunity in the sexual assault charges that have been brought against him. The interview was conducted by Joel Rose and aired on 5/17/11.


Former Deputy AG Larry Thompson to join UGA School of Law faculty

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Larry D. Thompson, former deputy attorney general for the United States Department of Justice, will be joining Georgia Law this fall as the John A. Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law. Thompson, who recently announced his retirement from PepsiCo, will be teaching courses in the areas of corporate law and white collar crime.


Second-year law student wins environmental law writing competition

Monday, May 16, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law student William R. Gignilliat for being named the winner of the 2011 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest, a national competition that encourages law students to investigate and offer solutions to environmental injustices. Gignilliat's winning paper, titled "The Gulf Oil Spill: OPA, State Law, and Maritime Preemption," will be published in the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Carol Watson delivers talk on pecha kucha

Monday, May 16, 2011

Law Library Director Carol A. Watson demonstrated pecha kucha presentations while co-facilitating a workshop titled "Spice Up Your Training!" at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries during May.

 

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