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.

Who's got the best law library?

Monday, March 29, 2010

Georgia Law's Alexander Campbell King Law Library was recently named as one of the top law libraries in the nation by The National Jurist magazine. The ranking, which appeared in the March edition, placed the library 26th.

UGA to hold annual Honors Day April 7; Ellington, Ringhand and Turner to be recognized

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Georgia Law professors C. Ronald Ellington, Lori A. Ringhand and Christian Turner will be recognized at the University of Georgia's annual Honors Day April 7. They were selected by the law school student body as outstanding teachers and will also be honored with individualized awards later in April at the law school's Awards Day.  

Georgia Law takes top honors in new national transactional law competition

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Georgia Law dominated the inaugural Transactional Lawyering Meet, which required students to work in teams of two to draft a transactional document (a letter of intent) and to negotiate its provisions. Congratulations to third-year law students Patrick S. Baldwin and Rachel K. Jones for receiving the Best Buyer Side Draft award and being named Best Overall Team at this national tournament held at Drexel University.