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Thompson appointed as Independent Compliance Monitor for Volkswagen

Monday, April 24, 2017

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was named as Volkswagen's independent compliance monitor under the terms of its settlements with the U.S. government. In this role, Thompson will assess, oversee and monitor the company’s compliance with the terms of its settlements for a period of three years, including measures to further strengthen Volkswagen’s compliance, reporting and monitoring mechanisms and implementation of an enhanced compliance and ethics program. He will also be tasked with certifying that Volkswagen's compliance program is able to detect something like the diesel matter and prevent it from happening again. The announcement titled "Volkswagen AG Statement on Appointment of Larry D. Thompson as Independent Compliance Monitor" was published 4/21/17 and appears on the automaker's website.


E. Burch featured in Law360

Friday, April 21, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in a Law360 article regarding her thoughts on fees in the NFL concussion settlement. The article "Fee Disputes Cause Hiccup In NFL Concussion Settlement" was written by Zachary Zagger and was published 4/13/17.


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Weeks recognized among the most-cited health law scholars

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks was recently counted among the most-cited health law scholars from 2010 to 2014 according to a law faculty citation analysis published on the Harvard Law School Petrie-Flom Center's Bill of Health blog.


Mathis featured in Columns

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Director of Special Events Lisa C. Mathis was featured in Columns regarding her career at the law school. The article titled "Director creates special events to 'friendraise' for School of Law" was written by Krista Richmond and was published 4/14/17. 


U.S. News & World Report recognizes Georgia Law as a best return on investment

Monday, April 17, 2017

Georgia Law was featured in a U.S. News & World Report article highlighting one of the many ways the law school provides a great return on investment. The article titled “10 Law Schools Where You Can Pay Off Your Debt” ranked Georgia Law fourth in the nation with regard to the salary-to-debt ratio for its 2015 graduates.

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