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Top scholar in tax, business and private equity to join faculty

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Georgia Law is pleased to announce that Gregg D. Polsky has agreed to join the law school's faculty in the fall of 2016. Polsky, currently the Willie Person Magnum Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, has also served on the law faculties of the University of Minnesota and Florida State University, and visited at Duke University. Author of a casebook, Polsky has written articles appearing in the Duke Law Journal, the Iowa Law Review and the Virginia Law Review, among others.

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Baradaran publishes book on the U.S. Postal Service providing banking services

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran has published How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy (Harvard University Press, 2015).

Students Persuade 11th Circuit to Revive Inmate's Lawsuit

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Experiential Learning Erica J. Hashimoto was featured in the Daily Report regarding a team of Georgia Law graduates who persuaded a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit for a state prisoner. Former Appellate Litigation Clinic students Corey J. Goerdt (J.D.’15) and Nicola M. Rossi (J.D.’15) earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in the case of Brooks v. Warden, et al. The article was written by Alyson Palmer and appeared 9/21/15.

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Hashimoto and three other UGA professors named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows

Monday, September 21, 2015

Four UGA faculty members—Erica Hashimoto, Jessica Kissinger, Kecia Thomas and Mark Wilson—will gain a deeper perspective on academic leadership as the university’s 2015-2016 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Created by the Southeastern Conference in 2008, the fellowship program seeks to identify, prepare and advance academic leaders for roles within SEC institutions and beyond.

Georgia Law launches full-time semester of work/study in Atlanta

Monday, September 21, 2015

Georgia Law will expand its footprint with an Atlanta campus that will open for the 2016 spring semester. The first program to be launched at the new facility will be the Atlanta Semester in Practice, which will offer second- and third-year students the opportunity to receive full-time, practical experience through placements in the judicial, government, corporate and nonprofit arenas. In addition to the externships, students will take a clinical seminar and upper-level courses, allowing them to earn a total of up to 16 credits for the semester.