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UGA Alumni Association announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; two Georgia Law graduates included

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Congratulations to Meaghan G. Boyd (J.D.’05) and Kevin A. Gooch (J.D.’04) on being selected for UGA’s Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2015. These prominent graduates were recognized for having made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors in addition to having demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.


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Sachs participates in Duke law school seminar

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs fielded questions from judges about her article, “Superstar Judges As Entrepreneurs: The Untold Story Of Fraud-On-The-Market” at a seminar at Duke University School of Law’s Center for Judicial Studies during June.


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Amann publishes “Commentary on the 2014 Grotius Lecture”

Monday, June 29, 2015

Associate Dean and Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann has published “Commentary on the 2014 Grotius Lecture” in 108 American Society of International Law Proceedings 65 (2015).    


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Chapman’s article cited in Supreme Court opinion

Monday, June 29, 2015

Assistant Professor Nathan S. Chapman’s article, “Due Process as Separation of Powers” (121 Yale Law Review 1672 (with M. McConnell) (2012)) was cited by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in his concurring opinion in Johnson v. United States, 576 U.S. ___, slip op. at 18 (2015), in which the Court held that the provision that authorizes "enhanced sentencing" for conduct that "presents a serious potential risk of physical injury to another" is unconstitutionally vague, in violation of the Fifth Amendment Due Process Clause.


Georgia Law students selected as summer Sea Grant Legal Program fellows

Monday, June 29, 2015

Congratulations to third-year student Joseph Patrick “J.P.” Hackney and second-year student Emily C. Wyche, who have been selected as legal fellows with the Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program. The two students are spending 10 weeks as paid fellows during the summer working with legal and policy experts to address environmental questions facing policymakers in coastal Georgia communities.

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