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Former U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger to deliver law graduation address

Friday, April 23, 2010

Former acting Solicitor General of the United States Walter Dellinger will deliver the keynote address at Georgia Law's commencement on May 15, which will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus. Approximately 220 students will be honored for the completion of all requirements for a Juris Doctor.

Bemis named Spurgeon Fellow

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Congratulations to Georgia Law first-year student Karen S. Bemis who has been awarded the school's 2010 Spurgeon Public Service Fellowship. Supported by the Edward D. and Carol J. Spurgeon Public Service Fund, the fellowship is awarded annually to a Georgia Law student who has completed their first or second year of law school, is working in a low-paying public service summer position and has demonstrated a commitment to public service.

Laurie Fowler honored with award from GreenLaw

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Environmental Practicum Director Laurie A. Fowler has been named the recipient of GreenLaw's Ogden Doremus Award for Excellence in Environmental Law, which is given annually to a lawyer who has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to protecting natural resources.

Visiting professor up for Supreme Court job

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Dean Rebecca H. White and Assistant Professor Sonja R. West were quoted in an article in The Red & Black featuring Visiting Professor Leah Ward Sears' potential nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. The article was written by Aspen Smith and appeared on 4/21/10.

Walter Hellerstein co-chairs conference on tax relations

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein will co-chair a conference in April titled Federal-State Tax Relations in the 21st Century, which is sponsored by the American Tax Policy Institute.