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Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA, two are Georgia Law grads

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

This fall the University of Georgia’s Signature Lecture series will feature talks from nationally and internationally recognized figures from a wide range of fields. Signature Lectures are designated at the beginning of each semester by the Office of Academic Programs to highlight campus talks by some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders. Many of the lectures are supported by endowments, while others honor notable figures and milestones in the university’s history.  Lisa Godbey Wood, (J.D.'90), U.S. district chief judge, will deliver "Reflections on Sentencing” on Oct. 13 and William P. “Billy” Payne (J.D..73), chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and chairman of Centennial Holding Company, will deliver the Mason Public Leadership Lecture on Nov. 3.

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Elizabeth Burch publishes article in DePaul Law Review

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

As part of the 21st annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy, Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch has published "Calibrating Participation: Reflections on Procedure Versus Procedural Justice"  in 65 DePaul Law Review 323 (Winter 2016).

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Barnett's article reviewed in JOTWELL

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Associate Professor Kent Barnett's article "Chevron in the Circuit Courts" ((with C. Walker) forthcoming Michigan Law Review)  was reviewed by Richard Pierce in JOTWELL (September 6, 2016). In the review, Pierce calls the article a "pathbreaking study."

Baradaran featured in Yes! Magazine

Friday, September 2, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Yes! Magazine regarding her thoughts on the need for low income earners to have access to credit. The article titled "Banking on Justice" was written by James Trimarco and was published during September 2016.

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Hellerstein publishes chapter in Recent Developments in Value Added Taxes 2015

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein published “Specialized Courts in Multijurisdictional Systems: An American Perspective” in Recent Developments in Value Added Taxes 2015 (M. Lang, et al. eds.) (Linde, 2016).