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Private school tax credits in Georgia attract abuse, critics say, but Alabama has stronger controls in place

Monday, March 11, 2013

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was quoted by AL.com, an Alabama news website, regarding a new bill in the state of Alabama that, if passed, could allow tax credits to either individuals or businesses that donate money to pay tuition at private schools for qualifying students. The article was written by Robert McClendon and appeared on 3/8/13.


Conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo

Monday, March 11, 2013

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center will present “The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years” on March 22. During this daylong conference, Cuban and American diplomats, scholars, legal practitioners and trade specialists will examine the effectiveness and consequences of economic sanctions as well as the potential impact of revising or lifting the U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba.


U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones to speak at Georgia Law

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Judge Edith Hollan Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will present “Why the Constitution Matters and Why Women Should Care” as Georgia Law’s Edith House Lecturer on March 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. A brief reception will follow.


After Hours

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and Hosch Professor Paul M. Kurtz was featured in the After Hours section of the Daily Report for a recent reception held in Atlanta for Georgia Law alumni. All photos were taken by Zachary D. Porter and appeared on 3/4/13.


Federal judge rules against DeKalb school board

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding U.S. District Judge Richard Story's decision to allow the governor to name replacements for the DeKalb school board while the lawsuit for control over the school system continues. The article was written by Greg Bluestein and Ty Tagami and appeared on 3/5/13.

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