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Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Associate Professor and Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr was quoted in the ABA Journal regarding the position of the Clinical Legal Education Association concerning paid externships. The article was written by Mark Hansen and published 7/16/15.


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Hellerstein publishes article in Journal of Taxation

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein has published “Deciphering the Supreme Court’s Opinion in Wynne” in 123 Journal of Taxation 4 (2015).


Georgia Law alumna to be first Asian American to hear case at the Georgia Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to Georgia Law alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.’98) for making history by becoming the first Asian American to sit on a case at the Georgia Supreme Court. She will serve in place of Justice David Nahmias in a case involving a boundary dispute between middle Georgia's Bibb and Monroe counties.


Georgia Law students complete Anti-Defamation League's Wittenstein Summer Research Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students David T. “Ty” Adams, Roshani H. Chokshi, Eleanor K. “Keith” Hall, Crystal L. Homa, Terrell C. “Chase” Ogletree, Cory L. Takeuchi and Na’Tasha J. Webb-Prather who completed the Anti-Defamation League’s Charles Wittenstein Summer Research Program. The program partners with law firms to provide law firm summer associates with the opportunity to delve deeply into critical civil rights legal issues while conducting legal research in areas including separation of church and state, freedom of speech and other civil rights issues on the ADL agenda.


Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Georgia Law has introduced its Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, in which rising second-year students may compete for two $500 prizes. The contest, named after law school alumnae and U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Beverly B. Martin (J.D.’81) and Julie E. Carnes (J.D.’75), gives each student the opportunity to analyze a legal problem and work with a faculty adviser, who will assist in editing, refining and strengthening the competitor’s writing skills and legal arguments.

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