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Georgia Law’s West promoted to named professorship in First Amendment law

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Sonja R. West has been named the inaugural holder of the Otis Brumby Distinguished Professorship in First Amendment Law, a post shared by the law school and UGA’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. West joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2006 and specializes in media law, constitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court.


West featured in The National Law Journal

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Professor Sonja R. West was featured in The National Law Journal regarding her participation in caroling while she served as a judicial clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens. The article titled "Rehnquist, Scalia and the Caroling Clerks" was written by Marcia Coyle and published 12/21/16.


Georgia Law’s Cohen named inaugural holder of international law professorship

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Harlan G. Cohen has been named the inaugural holder of the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professorship in International Law. Cohen joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2007, and he specializes in international law. He teaches courses on international law, global governance, international trade, U.S. foreign affairs and national security law, and human rights, and advises the student editors of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law, a role long played by Gabriel M. Wilner.


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Hellerstein publishes article in Journal of Taxation

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein has published “An Introduction to the OECD’s International VAT/GST Guidelines,” in 125 Journal of Taxation 256 (2016).


Community HeLP Clinic wins top prize in Combatting Senior Hunger in Georgia – Creative Solution Awards

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Students in the Community Health Law Partnership Clinic, directed by Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade, recently won first place and $500 in a contest sponsored by UGA’s College of Public Health Institute of Gerontology. The effort sought to recognize creative solutions to combat senior hunger in Georgia.  The Community HeLP Clinic’s winning entry focused on the implementation of a single streamlined process to assist older adults at senior housing communities with applying for Medicare, food stamps and an underused deduction for out-of-pocket medical expenses.

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