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Knight Foundation announces funding for UGA project supporting research on internet governance

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently announced a $25,000 investment to support a University of Georgia project studying the application of First Amendment and due process principles to nongovernmental digital platforms and services. The project will bring together the expertise of School of Law Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication Associate Professor Jonathan Peters, and School of Public and International Affairs Assistant Professor Jason Anastasopoulos.

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Hetherington presents at national child welfare law conference

Monday, August 31, 2020

Assistant Clinical Professor & Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Director Emma M. Hetherington presented on advocating for transgender youth who have been abused at the 43rd National Child Welfare Law Virtual Conference on August 28, 2020.

School of Law welcomes four new faculty members

Monday, August 31, 2020

The School of Law  proudly welcomes four new faculty members this fall: Associate Professor Laura Phillips Sawyer, Assistant Professor Thomas W. Kadri, Clinical Assistant Professor Elizabeth C. Taxel and Part-time Instructor & Appellate Litigation Clinic Counselor in Residence Anna White Howard. Phillips Sawyer will lead classes in antitrust, while Kadri will teach in the areas of torts, cybercrime and regulating digital abuse. Taxel will work with the Criminal Defense Practicum and Howard will lead a course in writing for judicial clerkships as well as continuing to assist with the Appellate Litigation Clinic.

Herzberger coauthors book during remote summer externship

Friday, August 28, 2020

Second-year student Emina Herzberger participated in a virtual Corporate Counsel Externship this past summer with Orange – one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies – and coauthored the book Guide to Listing in Belgium. She worked remotely with alumnus Johan Van den Cruijce (LL.M.’94) in Orange/Atlas Services’ office in Brussels.

Brown receives Civil Justice Scholarship

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Congratulations to first-year student Frances F. "Frankie" Brown for receiving Harris Lowry Manton's 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship. The aim of this scholarship is to ensure the civil justice system is "fair, just and open to all who need it." Her submitted essay was about the right to trial by jury.