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Phillips Sawyer receives Terry College's outstanding MBA teacher award

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Congratulations to Associate Professor Laura Phillips Sawyer, who teaches courses in UGA’s Terry College of Business, for receiving the Nourse Outstanding MBA Teacher Award for the MBA elective curriculum. Selected by graduating full-time MBA students, this honor recognizes stimulating classroom instruction, positive interaction with students and overall contribution to the full-time MBA experience. 

Free virtual legal clinic for veterans June 5

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A free virtual legal clinic for Georgia veterans will happen on Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Veterans in Northwest Georgia can access the clinic in person in Dalton, Georgia. Veterans from other parts of the state can connect by webcam or telephone. The Georgia Veterans Outreach Project offers legal advice on issues important to veterans. These include veterans and military benefits, as well as consumer, family, housing and other civil issues. Veterans must register in advance. 

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Thompson elected to American Law Institute's Council

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson has been elected to the American Law Institute's Council, effective June 9, 2021. The council "determines projects and activities to be undertaken by the ALI and approves the work as representing the position of the institute," which is considered "the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law." 

E. Burch featured in Associated Press article

Monday, May 17, 2021

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in an Associated Press article regarding opioid litigation. The article titled "Setting the Stage for Thousands of Opioid Lawsuits, Potentially Years of Litigation" was published 5/17/21.

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Phillips Sawyer presents at U.S. Department of Justice

Friday, May 14, 2021

Associate Professor Laura Phillips Sawyer presented "Jurisdiction Beyond Our Borders: U.S. v. Alcoa and the Extraterritorial Reach of American Antitrust" at the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division during May.