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In Memoriam: Professor Milner Ball

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Milner S. Ball, the holder of the Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law, who retired from the law school in 2007 after nearly 30 years of teaching and service.  He passed away on April 6. This respected scholar, teacher and mentor will be missed. Please visit the school's website to share a fond memory or condolence message with others in the law school community.


UGA hosts conference on careers in sustainability

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Georgia Law is partnering with other departments on campus to present "Careers in Sustainability," a conference designed to educate students and practitioners about the growing field of "green collar" jobs. The event will take place April 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will focus on opportunities in business, law, architecture, design and real estate. Registration is requested.


Matthew Hall's article cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Assistant Professor Matthew I. Hall's article "The Partially Prudential Doctrine of Mootness" (77 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 562 (2009)) was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in its opinion for Lucero v. Bureau of Collection Recovery.



Recent Scholarship about Open Access Publishing

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Director of the Law Library Carol A. Watson was mentioned in The Chronicle of Higher Education regarding her paper "Citation Advantage of Open Access Legal Scholarship" and the open access publishing debate. The article was written by Jason B. Jones and appeared on 4/4/11.


Georgia Law prevails at intrastate moot court competition

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law students Andrew M. Bagley, Rachael D. Ivey and Samuel H. Sabulis who recently took home the championship trophy and the Best Brief Award in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools competing against each other for top honors. This is the sixth consecutive year UGA has won this competition and the eighth consecutive year it has earned the best brief title.

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