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Former Deputy US AG and Pepsico GC Goes to Finch McCranie

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured in the Daily Report regarding his decision to join Atlanta firm Finch McCranie as of counsel. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 7/29/15.


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Carlson's book cited by Georgia Court of Appeals

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Trial Handbook for Georgia Lawyers (with J. Cook, M. Carlson) was cited by the Georgia Court of Appeals to decide a point of expert witness practice in Wong v. Chappell.


Business groups get an early jump on tax fight

Monday, July 27, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein was quoted in Crain's Chicago Business regarding his thoughts on a potential advertising tax in Illinois. The article was written by Thomas A. Corfman and published 7/25/15.


Athens-Clarke County attorneys, judges named to State Bar of Georgia committees

Monday, July 27, 2015

Four Georgia Law faculty members and six graduates were mentioned in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding their appointment to serve as members of various standing, special, program and board committees of the State Bar of Georgia for 2015-16. This includes Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel, Adjunct Professor Stephen James Harper and Professor of Law Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr.


Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Associate Professor and Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr was quoted in the ABA Journal regarding the position of the Clinical Legal Education Association concerning paid externships. The article was written by Mark Hansen and published 7/16/15.

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