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Students Persuade 11th Circuit to Revive Inmate's Lawsuit

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Experiential Learning Erica J. Hashimoto was featured in the Daily Report regarding a team of Georgia Law graduates who persuaded a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit for a state prisoner. Former Appellate Litigation Clinic students Corey J. Goerdt (J.D.’15) and Nicola M. Rossi (J.D.’15) earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in the case of Brooks v. Warden, et al. The article was written by Alyson Palmer and appeared 9/21/15.

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Baradaran publishes book on the U.S. Postal Service providing banking services

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran has published How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy (Harvard University Press, 2015).

Georgia Law launches full-time semester of work/study in Atlanta

Monday, September 21, 2015

Georgia Law will expand its footprint with an Atlanta facility that will open for the 2016 spring semester. The first program to be launched at the new facility will be the Atlanta Semester in Practice, which will offer second- and third-year students the opportunity to receive full-time, practical experience through placements in the judicial, government, corporate and nonprofit arenas. In addition to the externships, students will take a clinical seminar and upper-level courses, allowing them to earn a total of up to 16 credits for the semester.

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Hashimoto and three other UGA professors named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows

Monday, September 21, 2015

Four UGA faculty members—Erica Hashimoto, Jessica Kissinger, Kecia Thomas and Mark Wilson—will gain a deeper perspective on academic leadership as the university’s 2015-2016 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Created by the Southeastern Conference in 2008, the fellowship program seeks to identify, prepare and advance academic leaders for roles within SEC institutions and beyond.

Hill, Potente receive awards at Intramural Negotiation Competition

Friday, September 18, 2015

Congratulations to second-year students Benjamin M. “Ben” Hill who received the Best Negotiator Award and Louis J. “Joe” Potente who received the First Runner-Up Award at the law school’s Intramural Negotiation Competition. They competed against more than 60 second-year students at the law school, and they have both received invitations to be on the law school’s Negotiation Competition Team.