Walter Hellerstein named UGA Distinguished Research Professor

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has been named a UGA Distinguished Research Professor. Typically this title is bestowed on no more than five professors campus-wide each year. Distinguished Research Professors are internationally recognized for their original contributions to knowledge and their work promises to foster continued creativity in their discipline.


BLSA presented with outstanding campus event award

Friday, April 15, 2011

Georgia Law's Black Law Students Association was recently presented with UGA's H. Gordon and Francis S. Davis S.O.A.R. Award for Outstanding Campus Event for their re-enactment of the legal trial that desegregated UGA and legal panel. 


Congratulations to all Awards Day recipients

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Awards Day provides the opportunity for the Georgia Law community to pause and recognize the achievements of students and faculty, and this year was no exception. Congratulations to all recipients including faculty award recipients Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown, Cobb Professor David E. Shipley and Hosch Professor Anne Proffitt Dupre.


UGA to present lecture by author Tomiko Brown-Nagin on Atlanta civil rights movement

Monday, April 11, 2011

Georgia Law's American Constitution Society is partnering with other departments on campus to host Dr. Tomiko Brown-Nagin, author of the book "Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement," on April 20 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel.


Maner wins Russell competition

Friday, April 8, 2011

Congratulations to first-year law student Jocelyn N. Maner for winning the 2011 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition. Congratulations also to Michael C. Gretchen, who made it to the final round of the competition, and to the other first-year law students who participated in this tournament for a job well done.

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