News & Events

Search All News


Georgia Law to present symposium on financial regulation

Friday, March 6, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law’s student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, will present “Financial Regulation: Reflections and Projections” on March 20 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. The symposium’s two keynote presentations will be given by Luis A. Aguilar, a commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Dennis P. Lockhart, the president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.


Wilkes publishes article in Journal of Southern Legal History

Friday, March 6, 2015

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. has published "The Great Writ in the Peach State: Georgia Habeas Corpus, 1865-1965" in 22 Journal of Southern Legal History 233 (2014).


Tight Bank Oversight Could Offset Stress Test Predictability

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was quoted in Law360 regarding her thoughts on the Federal Reserve’s stress testing process.


Hellerstein's treatise cited by U.S. Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein's treatise on state taxation was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (March 4, 2015). The Supreme Court referenced his work as follows: “As one treatise has observed, we recognize a ‘wide latitude state legislatures enjoy in drawing tax classifications under the Equal Protection Clause.’ 1 J. Hellerstein & W. Hellerstein, State Taxation ¶ 3.03[1], p. 3-5 (3d ed. 2001-2005). This includes the power to impose ‘widely different taxes on various trades or professions.'" Id., at 3-5 to 3-6.


Georgia Law professor and alumna named to "Power List" of minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Congratulations to Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson and 1989 Georgia Law alumna Audrey Boone Tillman for their inclusion in On Being a Black Lawyer's 2015 Power List, recognizing our nation's most influential minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates, including corporate general counsels, law firm managing partners, law school deans and the highest ranking government attorneys.

Pages