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Georgia Law to host former U.S. ambassador; Will address atrocity crimes

Saturday, February 18, 2012

America's first Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues David Scheffer will deliver "The End of Impunity: War Crimes Tribunals in the 21st Century" where he will discuss atrocity crimes past, present and future, and address how indicted leaders will face either international trial or "vengeful retribution." The event will take place March 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.


Elizabeth Weeks Leonard delivers talk on the Affordable Care Act

Friday, February 17, 2012

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard presented "Affordable Care Act Litigation: The Standing Paradox" for a symposium on "The American Right to Health: Constitutional, Statutory, and Contractual Healthcare Rights in the United States" at Boston University during January.


UGA School of Law to host annual public interest law conference and auction

Monday, February 13, 2012

Topics ranging from judicial budget cuts to the sustainability of animal farming will be explored at Georgia Law's 7th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. Open to the public, this event will kick-off with a keynote address March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, Ga., followed by the 27th Annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction. The full conference will take place the next day, March 3, at the law school.


Health-Care Case Tests Supreme Court's Ban on Live Broadcasts

Friday, February 10, 2012

Associate Professor Sonja R. West was quoted in an article by Bloomberg News regarding live broadcasts of U.S. Supreme Court hearings. The article was written by Seth Stern and was published 2/6/12.


Russell Gabriel honored with the 2011 GACDL President's Award

Friday, February 10, 2012

Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic Russell C. Gabriel was recently honored by the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers with its President's Award for his excellence in service as chairperson of the organization's Indigent Defense Committee.

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