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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.

Human Interest Lending: A Radical Rethinking of the Payday Loan Industry

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was mentioned in the Daily Kos regarding the theme of her book "How the Other Half Banks." The article was published 10/26/15.

Georgia Law leads in bar exam passage rate, grads of state’s flagship law school prove preparedness for legal career

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Georgia Law saw a higher percentage of its graduates pass the July 2015 administration of the state bar exam than any other law school in the state. UGA led both public and private law schools with regard to first-time takers and overall exam takers. The passage rate for first-time test takers from Georgia Law was 87 percent, 9.2 percentage points higher than the state average of 77.8 percent for ABA-approved law schools.

Hellerstein appointed as guest professor

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein was appointed by the Vienna University of Economics and Business executive body to be a guest professor at the university for the winter 2015-2016 term.