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Former U.S. Sen. Chambliss kicks off semester of political, legal insights as Sanders Scholar at Georgia Law

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Students taking the course Political Leadership and the Law at the University of Georgia School of Law this semester are receiving firsthand insights into public service from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. He is co-teaching the class for the fall 2015 semester with his former chief of staff, Camila Knowles, who is now serving as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The first class was held Aug. 24, 2015.

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Rodrigues' article cited by the Delaware Chancery Court

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Associate Dean and Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law Usha Rodrigues' article "A Conflict Primacy Model of the Public Board" (2013 University of Illinois Law Review 1051 (2013)) was cited by the Delaware Chancery Court in its opinion on Gorman v. Salamone.

Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Chamblee Burch for being promoted to the rank of full professor. Associate Professors Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were granted tenure. Additionally, Christine M. Scartz has joined the faculty as the managing attorney of the Family Violence Clinic.

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Hellerstein publishes chapter in VAT/GST in a Global Digital Economy

Monday, August 17, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein has published "Exploring the Potential Linkages Between Income Taxes and VAT in a Digital Global Economy" in VAT/GST in a Global Digital Economy (M. Lang and I. Lejeune, eds.) (Kluwer Law International, 2015).

Georgia Law welcomes a record setting class

Friday, August 14, 2015

Georgia Law proudly welcomes a record setting class - the Class of 2018. Composed of 190 students, these individuals boast the highest undergraduate median grade point average in the law school's recorded history - 3.71. The median LSAT score for this class is 162. They come from 25 different states and 75 undergraduate institutions, and 17 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 13, 2015.