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E. Burch quoted by Reuters, featured in the Insurance Journal

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in a Reuters article that ran in the Insurance Journal and other media outlets around the country. The article titled "J&J tries to switch to court outside Missouri after $195 million in talc verdicts" was reported by Brendan Pierson and was published 11/8/16. 


Georgia Law finishes as regional finalists in ABA Regional Negotiation Competition

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Congratulations to second-year law students Noel E. Couch and Rachel N. Goldberg and third-year law students Molly H. Cash and Blake A. McLemore for finishing as regional finalists in the American Bar Association Regional Negotiation Competition, hosted by Georgia Law. The duos finished in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively, out of 20 teams. 


Georgia Law students emerge victorious in Southeast Model African Union

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Congratulations to the six-member Georgia Law team which won the Southeast Model African Union. Competing against 21 teams from a dozen universities and colleges, they earned the right to advance to the national tier of the contest to be held in Washington, D.C. in February. The group was named the best delegation and each member was individually honored. The team is comprised of LL.M. students Johann Ebongom (recognized as outstanding delegate and outstanding parliamentarian for the Committee on Economic Matters) and Nelly S. Ndounteng (recognized as outstanding delegate for the Committee on Social Matters; second-year student Chanel O. Chauvet (recognized as outstanding delegate for the Committee on Peace and Security); and first-year students Shummi Chowdhury (recognized as honorable mention for the Committee on Pan-Africanism and Continental Unity), Amanda Hoefer (recognized as honorable mention for the Committee on Democracy, Governance and Human Rights) and Rebecca “Becca” Wackym (recognized with a participation award for the Executive Council). This competition seeks to sharpen skills in diplomacy, leadership, government, legal research and public speaking. The Dean Rusk International Law Center sponsored the event, which was hosted by UGA's African Studies Institute.


West featured in The Washington Post

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Professor Sonja R. West was featured in the Washington Post regarding her thoughts on the current trend of legal judgments against the press. The article titled "Why there's never been a better time to sue a journalist" was written by Paul Farhl and was published 11/5/16. 


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Appel featured in E&E News

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was featured in E&E News regarding his thoughts on the Southeast water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia. The article titled "Supreme Court: Pivotal battle looms in long-running Southeast water war" was written by Amanda Reilly and was published 10/31/16. 

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