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School memorializes first Black graduate - Chester Davenport - and prominent Georgia jurist - Horace Johnson

Friday, October 2, 2020

Within the past week, the University of Georgia and the School of Law have joined forces to memorialize the law school's first Black graduate - Chester C. Davenport (LL.B.'66) - and a prominent Georgia jurist - Horace J. Johnson Jr. (J.D.'82). The Chester C. Davenport Memorial Endowment Fund will support scholarships and fellowships prioritizing incoming students who graduated from Georgia-based historically Black colleges and universities and who reflect Davenport’s legacy of academic excellence, courage, determination and trailblazing spirit. The Judge Horace J. Johnson, Jr. Lecture on Race, Law and Policy will feature thought leaders at the intersection of race, law and policy – all areas that Judge Johnson deeply understood and on which he made a significant impact throughout his life. 

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Ringhand presents at 19th Amendment centennial event

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Dean Rusk International Law Center Interim Director & Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand presented as part of "Hidden Figures," a 100th anniversary celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment sponsored by the Gate City Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers. 

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Carlson publishes Dynamics of Trial Practice: Problems and Materials

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson published Dynamics of Trial Practice: Problems and Materials (6th ed.) (West Academic Publishing, 2020) (with E. Imwinkelried).

E. Burch featured on Bloomberg Law

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured on Bloomberg Law regarding opioid multidistrict litigation relating to cities and counties. The article titled "Lost Leverage Complicates Opioid Deal Talks for Cities, Counties" was written by Valerie Bauman and published 9/30/20.

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Hellerstein publishes article on the U.S. state tax experience with employees working remotely

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein published “U.S. State Tax Experience with Employees Working Remotely” as part of the Global Roundtable Series titled “Displaced Employees and COVID-19: The New Tax Obligations” in 99 Tax Notes International 1757 (Sept. 28, 2020).