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Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA, two are Georgia Law grads

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

This fall the University of Georgia’s Signature Lecture series will feature talks from nationally and internationally recognized figures from a wide range of fields. Signature Lectures are designated at the beginning of each semester by the Office of Academic Programs to highlight campus talks by some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders. Many of the lectures are supported by endowments, while others honor notable figures and milestones in the university’s history.  Lisa Godbey Wood, (J.D.'90), U.S. district chief judge, will deliver "Reflections on Sentencing” on Oct. 13 and William P. “Billy” Payne (J.D..73), chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and chairman of Centennial Holding Company, will deliver the Mason Public Leadership Lecture on Nov. 3.


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Barnett's article reviewed in JOTWELL

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Associate Professor Kent Barnett's article "Chevron in the Circuit Courts" ((with C. Walker) forthcoming Michigan Law Review)  was reviewed by Richard Pierce in JOTWELL (September 6, 2016). In the review, Pierce calls the article a "pathbreaking study."


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Elizabeth Burch publishes article in DePaul Law Review

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

As part of the 21st annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy, Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch has published "Calibrating Participation: Reflections on Procedure Versus Procedural Justice"  in 65 DePaul Law Review 323 (Winter 2016).


Baradaran featured in Yes! Magazine

Friday, September 2, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Yes! Magazine regarding her thoughts on the need for low income earners to have access to credit. The article titled "Banking on Justice" was written by James Trimarco and was published during September 2016.


Georgia Law names inaugural Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Georgia Law has named the inaugural class of its Distinguished Law Fellows program. This elite fellowship program offers three law students annually the opportunity to receive a unique legal educational experience that includes domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country’s top legal leaders and a full-tuition scholarship. The Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows for 2016-17 are: first-year law student Lindsey R. Bunting, second-year law student Taryn P. Winston and third-year law student Katherine G. “Kate” Howard.

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