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Georgia Law wins annual Florida/Georgia moot court competition

Friday, October 30, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students Stephen D. Morrison and Jacob M. "Jake" Ware, who defeated a team from the University of Florida to win the annual Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition in Jacksonville. The long-running tournament is traditionally held the Friday before the Georgia-Florida football game. Two law students from each school compete as lawyers in a mock appellate case, and the victors earn the right to keep the championship trophy at their law school for the year. Georgia Law's win brings its record in the competition to 22-9-2.


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Barnett serves as panelist at ABA's Administrative Law Conference

Friday, October 30, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent H. Barnett served as a panelist on "The Constitutional Future of Administrative Law Judges and Administrative Adjudication" at the ABA's Administrative Law Conference in Washington, D.C. during October. Barnett discussed his article "Resolving the ALJ Quandary" (66 Vand. L. Rev. 797, 812 (2013)) and its relationship to pending constitutional challenges to ALJs in the federal courts of appeals.


Bernie Sanders has a pretty revolutionary idea to change America's post offices

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was quoted in The Washington Post regarding her thoughts on postal banking. The article was written by Max Ehrenfreund and was published 10/29/15.


Georgia Law grad confirmed as vice chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery, Montgomery-Reeves makes history as the first African American and second female

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, a 2006 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, was unanimously confirmed by the Delaware Senate on Oct. 28 as a vice chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, which is the most important and prestigious court for business law in the United States. Nominated by Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, Montgomery-Reeves is the first African-American in the 220-plus-year history of the court to serve as a vice chancellor. She is also only the court’s second female vice chancellor.


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Amann named co-editor-in-chief on new book series about international law

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Associate Dean for International Programs and Strategic Initiatives & Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann has been named the co-editor-in-chief of a new book series, International Law, from the University of Wales Press. She will collaborate with Dr. Yvonne McDermott Rees, Lecturer in Law at Bangor Centre for International Law, and will oversee an editorial board with international law scholars from England, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Singapore, the United States and Wales.

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