Lay wins 2010 Russell Competition

Monday, April 5, 2010

Congratulations to first-year student Whitney B. Lay for winning the 2010 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition. Thanks also to finalist Samuel H. Sabulis and the other participants for making this such a great tournament.


UGA law school to host forums on federal public service and homelessness

Monday, April 5, 2010

Georgia Law will host two presentations by Frank Trinity, general counsel of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which offers grants and oversees several federal volunteer programs. With years of experience in the field of public service, Trinity will address federal public service job opportunities on April 7 at 12:30 p.m. While at 4:30, there will be a forum on strategies for dealing with homelessness in the current climate.


CANCELED - Symposium to explore security and justice efforts in India

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Georgia Law's symposium on "Security and Justice: An Indian Perspective" has been canceled. The event was originally slated for April 2 at 2 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. However, due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts of the featured panelists - the Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan, the Indian Minister for Law and Justice M. Veerappa Moily and the Attorney General for India G.E. Vahanvati - the symposium will no longer take place.


Margaret Sachs' scholarship referenced in U.S. Supreme Court oral argument

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

An article written by Margaret V. Sachs, the holder of the Alston Chair in Corporate Law, was referenced several times during the oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Morrison v. National Australia Bank. Justice Breyer asked each attorney to respond to the argument she made in an article entitled The International Reach of Rule 10b-5: The Myth of Congressional Silence, 28 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 677 (1990).


Renowned intellectual property law expert to speak on entertainment issues

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Georgia Law's Dean Rusk Center will host two intellectual property law lectures in April featuring Martin Kretschmer. Considered an expert in his field, Kretschmer will discuss his groundbreaking work in artist compensation in the European Union April 6 at 1:30 p.m. Kretschmer's research on the international franchising of television formats such as "American Idol" will be explored the following day (April 7) at 12:30 p.m.

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