Paul Heald named associate dean for faculty development

Monday, June 28, 2010

Post Professor Paul J. Heald was recently named associate dean for faculty development. Heald joined Georgia Law in 1989. Now, in addition to his teaching duties, he will work closely with the law school's faculty, especially the junior faculty, to expand and promote scholarly activities.


Lonnie Brown appointed to Cleveland Chair

Monday, June 28, 2010

Professor Lonnie T. Brown Jr., who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2002, was recently appointed as the new holder of the A. Gus Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism. Brown teaches courses in civil procedure, legal profession, ethics in litigation and conflict of laws.


Margaret Sachs's article cited by the U.S. Supreme Court

Friday, June 25, 2010

In its opinion in Morrison v. National Australia Bank, the U.S. Supreme Court cited with approval critiques of the prevailing approach to the extraterritoriality of Rule 10b-5, including that of Robert Cotten Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs in "The International Reach of Rule 10b-5: The Myth of Congressional Silence" (28 Colum. J. Trans. L. 677 (1990)).


Brumby receives UGA School of Law's Distinguished Service Scroll Award

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Otis A. Brumby Jr. (LL.B.'65) (right) was recently awarded the Law School Association's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Scroll Award. This accolade is given annually to individuals whose dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school deserve special recognition. Brumby was presented the award at the 2010 State Bar of Georgia Annual Meeting by G. Conley Ingram (left), Superior Court of Cobb County Senior Judge and former Georgia Supreme Court Justice.


Johnson to serve on national board of directors

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Congratulations to rising third-year law student Ashland J. Johnson who was recently selected to serve a two-year term on the national board of directors for the American Constitution Society. She also received a Next Generation Leaders appointment.

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