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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)). Writing for the Court, Justice Scalia noted that Sachs challenged the assumption on which the prevailing approach rested - namely, that the Congress that enacted the Securities Exchange Act lacked awareness of internationalized securities markets.


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.


Constitutional Interpretation? There's No App for That

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Assistant Professor Sonja R. West authored an article in Slate magazine regarding the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. The article appeared on 6/23/10.


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.


Court to hear innocence claim in Ga. death case

Monday, June 21, 2010

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in The Macon Telegraph regarding an upcoming habeas corpus hearing in federal district court in Savannah in the case of Troy Davis, a Georgia death row inmate who claims innocence. The article was written by Russ Bynum and Greg Bluestein and appeared on 6/20/10.

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