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Legal and human welfare scholar to deliver 104th Sibley Lecture

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Stanford Law School Vice Dean and Gaither Professor Mark G. Kelman will deliver the University of Georgia School of Law's 104th Sibley Lecture. His talk titled "Saving Lives, Saving from Death, Saving from Dying" will address the issue of how it is appropriate to understand the "valuation" of statistical deaths, compared to the deaths of known individuals.


Usha Rodrigues appointed reporter for ABA task force

Friday, March 6, 2009

Professor Usha Rodrigues was recently appointed as Reporter of the American Bar Association's Special Task Force on the Impact of the Troubled Asset Relief Program on Corporate Governance.


Annual Red Clay Conference to address green sustainable commerce

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 21st Annual Red Clay Conference on March 20 and explore the question "Does going green equal making green?" The daylong event includes two keynote addresses. The first address "Sustainable Commerce: Georgia's Next Economy" will be delivered by School of Law Associate Professor Peter A. Appel and President of Registry Consultants and UGA College of Pharmacy Adjunct Professor T. Rick Irvin. Stephen E. O'Day, who leads the Environmental Law Section and Sustainability Practice Group at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, in Atlanta, Ga., will deliver the second address.


Paul J. Heald delivers talk on intellectual property law

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Professor Paul J. Heald has delivered a talk titled "Testing the Over- and Under-Exploitation Hypotheses: Bestselling Musical Compositions (1913-32) and Their Use in Cinema (1968-2007)" at the University of Oxford's Intellectual Property Invited Speaker's Series.


Two UGA advocacy teams advance to international/national competitions

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law will advance to the international tier of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition after a strong performance at the southeast regional tournament. Second-year law students Benjamin W. Cheesbro, Anna W. Howard, Kevin P. Murphy and Tina Termei finished as regional finalists and won the Best Memorial Award (brief), with Cheesbro being named best oralist for the final round of the competition. They defeated teams from Emory University, Washington and Lee University and the University of Alabama, among others, to place second in the regional contest and to earn the right to vie for the world title in Washington, D.C., later this month.

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