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Issue Classes Swell in Consumer Suits: Are Potential Rewards Worth the Risk?

Friday, February 6, 2015

Associate Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was quoted in Bloomberg BNA regarding the rise of issue class certification in consumer class litigation. The article was written by Perry Cooper and published 2/5/15.


Are some opinions unpublished to avoid review? Thomas dissent highlights the issue

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was mentioned in the ABA Journal regarding her thoughts on unpublished court opinions. The article was written by Debra Cassens Weiss and published 2/4/15.


Amann named associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives at Georgia Law

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Georgia Law has named Diane Marie Amann as its first associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives. In this role, she will oversee collaborations between the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy and the law school’s faculty and students. Amann will also assist the law school with strategic initiatives such as growing its LL.M. program, strengthening partnerships with foreign universities and beginning work on the school’s next strategic plan.


Albuquerque Police Brutality Being Investigated

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West appeared on the Huffington Post LiveShow "Free Speech Zone" and spoke regarding her thoughts on the Supreme Court's ban on cameras in courtrooms. The program appeared 2/2/15.


UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group; Kurtz to teach

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The University of Georgia’s Washington Semester Program marks its seventh year with the largest, most academically diverse group in program history as students moved into the newly renovated UGA in Washington facility. Twenty-nine students—the largest group in program history—represent 17 majors in five colleges. In addition to individual internships, students are enrolled in UGA coursework taught by Paul Kurtz, J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Associate Dean Emeritus, and Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center.

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