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Faculty

A.  Faculty for "Traditional" Format Courses (each course required)

Jim Smith

Professor Smith joined the Georgia Law faculty in 1984 and was named the holder of the John Byrd Martin Chair of Law during 1997. He specializes in property, real estate transactions and commercial law. Smith's scholarship includes several books, and he has additionally assumed authorship of the best-selling treatise on real estate law, Friedman on Contracts and Conveyances of Real Property, the seventh edition of which was published in 2005. He serves in leadership positions in a number of professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools and CALI. Smith also takes an active role in advising policymakers. He has testified before Congress on four occasions: twice regarding a proposed bill to exempt certain federal workers from state income tax and twice regarding state taxation of nonresidents' pension income. Smith earned his bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College and his law degree from the University of Texas. He then served as a judicial clerk for Judge Walter R. Ely of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and practiced for four years as an associate with Baker Botts in Houston, Texas. Prior to coming to UGA, Smith was an assistant professor at the Ohio State University College of Law. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Alabama, the University of Texas, Washington University School of Law, the University of Iowa, the University of Reading (England), the University of Regensburg (Germany) and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City.

Nicholas Bamforth

Professor Bamforth, BCL. MA (Oxon) is a member of the Oxford Law faculty and Fellow in Law at the Queen's College, Oxford. He is an internationally renowned human rights scholar and noted expert in British public law. He has twice been a visiting Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University, and is a frequent participant in our program.

Stefan Enchelmaier

Professor Enchelmaier studied law, philosophy, and Latin at the Universities of Cologne, Hamburg, and Edinburgh. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Bonn with a thesis on European competition law. In addition to practicing law, he has held posts in Oxford (1997-2003); Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich (2003-2008); and York (2008-2013). This will be his first year teaching in our program.

 

Daniela Simone

Daniela Simone is an Australian-trained lawyer, who also holds both MPhil and B.C.L. degrees from Oxford University. She is a member of Worcester College. Daniela was convener of the Oxford Intellectual Property Discussion Group from 2010 to 2013, and will supervise papers on Intellectual Property Law. This could include papers on the theoretical underpinnings of the law, as well as more doctrinal questions. She woul dbe particularly interested in supervising papers on issues related to the protection of cultural property. Other topics might include: copyright law and new technology; the regulation of large group authorship; the international intellectual property system; the interface between intellectual property and human rights law; the expansion of trademark law.

 

B. Faculty for Supervised Research Tutorial (students to take one of the five)

Photo of Oxford Law Professor Roderick Bagshaw          Roderick Murray Bagshaw 
Fellow and Tutor in Law, Magdalen College, Oxford since 2002: former Visiting Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; served as Tutor and Fellow at Mansfield College, Oxford from 1994-2002; Visiting Professor of Law, Florida State University in 2001; and Lecturer in Law, Jesus College, Oxford from 1992 to 1994. B.A. (Hons) Jurisprudence (First Class) Magdalen College, Oxford, proxime accessit, Martin Wronker Law Prize, B.C.L. (First Class), University of Oxford. Author of many books and articles on a range of private law topics, including torts, evidence, and piracy.
 
Elizabeth Fischer Elizabeth Fisher 
Tutorial Fellow in Law, Corpus Christi College, Oxford; CUF Lecturer in Law, University of Oxford; former Lecturer in Law and Acting Director for Centre for Environmental Law at University of Southampton; Visiting Professor, Florida State University Law School (Summer/Fall 2001); LL.B., University of New South Wales (Australia), D.Phil., Oxford. Editor of one book and author of more than 30 articles or book chapters on Environmental Law, Risk Regulation, and related subjects.
 
Keith Hawkins Keith Hawkins
Fellow and Tutor in Law, Oriel College; Professor of Law & Society, University of Oxford

Former Deputy Director, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. Former Member, Parole Board for England and Wales; Visiting Fellow, U.S. National Institute of Justice; Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Texas and The Ohio State University; University of Oxford-Ohio State University Summer Law Program 1989-2000. LL.B. Birmingham; Diploma in Criminology, M.A., Ph.D. Cambridge; M.A., D.Phil. Oxford.