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UGA Foundation board appoints new chair, vice chair, treasurer, secretary and welcomes four elected trustees; two Georgia Law alumni named

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The University of Georgia Foundation recently announced changes in leadership and board positions voted upon at its annual meeting in St. Simons. The board named Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) as secretary of the foundation board and Eleanor F. Banister (J.D.'79) as an elected trustee.

Waiting to Marry Until Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Georgia

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was quoted on Georgia Public Broadcasting radio regarding same-sex marriage and anti-discrimination law in Georgia.  The article was written by Gabrielle Ware and published 6/24/15.

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Hellerstein’s treatise cited by California Court of Appeal

Monday, June 22, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein’s treatise State Taxation was quoted by the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District for the proposition that “there is nothing in [U.S. Supreme Court doctrine] to support the assertion that the only acts of independent contractors that are capable of creating nexus over an out-of-state taxpayer are those related to maintaining a market in the state” in Harley-Davidson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Bd., No. D064241, 2015 WL 3407404 (Cal. Ct. App. May 28, 2015).

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Cade presents “Enforcing Immigration Equity”

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade presented “Enforcing Immigration Equity” at the Emerging Immigration Scholars conference hosted by the University of Miami Law School during June. 

Cade’s articles cited in Human Rights Watch report

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade’s articles “Deporting the Pardoned” (46 U.C. Davis Law Review 355) and “The Plea Bargain Crisis for Noncitizens in Misdemeanor Court” (34 Cardozo Law Review 1751) were both cited in a new report by Human Rights Watch regarding the social impact of deporting noncitizens with minor drug convictions. The report was written by Grace Meng and published 6/16/15.