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Georgia Law will host the 9th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference on March 1. This event, which focuses on practical approaches to lawyering that promote social justice and the protection of human rights, will be held in Hirsch Hall starting at 10:00 a.m.
Congratulations to third-year students Margaret E. “Maggy” Randels and Utrophia D. Robinson who won first place in the invitation-only Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Competition. Additionally, Robinson was named the second best oralist, and the pair prepared the third best brief. This tournament pitted the best moot court programs from across the country against each other, with only 16 law schools selected to participate based on their performance during the 2012-13 academic year.
Congratulations to third-year law student Morgan L. Klinzing and second-year law student Benjamin Newell for winning the 2014 ABA Law Student Tax Challenge. Approximately 90 teams from law schools across the country competed in this tournament where two-person teams solve a cutting-edge and complex business problem that might arise in everyday tax practice. Professor Camilla E. Watson coached the team.
UPDATE - Due to inclement weather the Feb. 14 conference on the New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance has been postponed. New date TBA. We regret any inconvenience this causes.
Georgia Law will host “The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance” conference. The event will include three panels exploring the differing roles corporations now play in global governance and their influence on the international law making process. The keynote address will be delivered by Bennett Freeman, who currently serves as senior vice president for sustainability research and policy at Calvert Investments.
Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center will host Congressman David Scott for a presentation on international finance, particularly as it relates to the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, on Jan. 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room, Dean Rusk Hall. The event is free and open to the public.