Court hears appeal of conviction in coastal Georgia boy's death

Friday, January 18, 2013

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.


Incentives for Gun Manufacturers Nothing Special, Analysts Say

Friday, January 18, 2013

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.


Toyota moves to settle two high-profile sudden acceleration cases

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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.


Bridge named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen Jordan

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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.


New York antitrust trial begins over credit card arbitrations

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Talmadge Chair Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge was mentioned in a story on Fox Business.com regarding his research on outstanding credit card loans subject to arbitration clauses. The article was written by Nate Raymond and appeared on 1/7/13.

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