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Transformational gifts will aid first-gen college grads and veterans

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

The School of Law is pleased to announce recent gifts benefitting first-generation college grads and veterans. The First-Start Scholars Program, created by a lead gift of $3 million from 1982 alumna Kathelen V. Amos and the Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation, will support first-generation students with a partial-tuition scholarship as well as a professional development stipend. Additionally renowned trial attorney and 1977 law school alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. made a charitable pledge to create a newly endowed fund guaranteeing that every veteran attending the law school will receive financial support.

E. Burch featured on Haaretz

Monday, February 3, 2020

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured on Haaretz regarding ongoing litigation relating to Bayer AG's Roundup. The article titled "Q&A - What Are the Obstacles to Bayer Settling Roundup Lawsuits" was written by Tina Bellon and published 1/31/20.

Shipley featured in Arkansas Business

Monday, February 3, 2020

Georgia Athletic Association Professor David E. Shipley was featured in Arkansas Business regarding copyright infringement relating to the design of the Saracen Casino. The article titled "Marlon Blackwell Says Saracen Casino Design Was Hijacked" was written by Mark Friedman and published 2/3/20. 

Annual Red Clay Conference to focus on emerging environmental issues affecting Georgia

Friday, January 31, 2020

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 32nd Annual Red Clay Conference Feb. 21. “Overcoming Toxic Relationships” is the title of the daylong event, which will address coal ash disposal, brownfield redevelopment in Georgia and PFAS in drinking water. The Peter Appel Lecture will be delivered by environmental activist Lois Gibbs, who is known for her work with New York’s Love Canal. Registration for the conference is required, and lunch will be provided. The event is free for members of the UGA community. For attorneys seeking four continuing legal education credits, the cost is $60. The fee for all other entrants is $12.

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Hellerstein co-chairs conference panels on VAT law

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein co-chaired two panels titled “Taxable Persons and Related Issues in VAT Law” and “Taxable Transactions in VAT Law” at the Court of Justice of the European Union: Recent VAT Case Law Conference at the Vienna University of Economics and Business during January.