Alumni in the News
Georgia Law graduates are often the focus of news stories appearing in a variety of media outlets.
In the News
Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein was quoted in State Tax Today regarding the long history of states giving tax incentives to attract particular businesses. The article was written by Jenny Jones and appeared on 1/18/13.
Georgia Law was featured in an article by the Associated Press regarding an appeal involving the murder trial of a 6-year-old boy that was heard by the Supreme Court of Georgia in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom as part of a special session of the court during January. The article was written by Kate Brumback and appeared in outlets such as the Savannah Morning News, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Coastal Courier.
Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding a medical malpractice case that was heard by the Supreme Court of Georgia in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom as part of a special session of the court during January. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 1/16/13.
Associate Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding the acceleration lawsuits Toyota is currently facing. The article was written by Ken Bensinger and appeared on 1/16/13.
A new bridge at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Ga., will be named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen R. Jordan this January. Jordan joined Georgia Law in 1976 as an assistant professor and served as associate dean from 1983 to 1986. She then took the role as acting associate vice president at the University of Georgia from 1986 to 1988. Jordan passed away August 9, 1996. The article was written by Chris White and appeared in the Athens Banner-Herald on 1/8/12.