Allman filmmakers to stand trial in Georgia train crash that killed camera assistant

Monday, March 9, 2015

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted by the Associated Press regarding his thoughts on the case of a filmmaker facing manslaughter charges after a camera assistant was killed by a freight train. The article was written by Russ Bynum and appeared 3/7/15.


Wilkes publishes article in Journal of Southern Legal History

Friday, March 6, 2015

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. has published "The Great Writ in the Peach State: Georgia Habeas Corpus, 1865-1965" in 22 Journal of Southern Legal History 233 (2014).


Tight Bank Oversight Could Offset Stress Test Predictability

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was quoted in Law360 regarding her thoughts on the Federal Reserve’s stress testing process.


Hellerstein's treatise cited by U.S. Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein's treatise on state taxation was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Inc. (March 4, 2015). The Supreme Court referenced his work as follows: “As one treatise has observed, we recognize a ‘wide latitude state legislatures enjoy in drawing tax classifications under the Equal Protection Clause.’ 1 J. Hellerstein & W. Hellerstein, State Taxation ¶ 3.03[1], p. 3-5 (3d ed. 2001-2005). This includes the power to impose ‘widely different taxes on various trades or professions.'" Id., at 3-5 to 3-6.


Georgia Law professor and alumna named to "Power List" of minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Congratulations to Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson and 1989 Georgia Law alumna Audrey Boone Tillman for their inclusion in On Being a Black Lawyer's 2015 Power List, recognizing our nation's most influential minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates, including corporate general counsels, law firm managing partners, law school deans and the highest ranking government attorneys.

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