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Georgia Law students participate in alternative spring break in New Orleans

Friday, March 21, 2014

Earlier this month, 25 law students embarked on a volunteer trip to New Orleans, La., where they participated in a full week of unpaid legal work as part of an alternative spring break. Organized by the law student organization Public Interest Law Council, approximately 1,000 pro bono hours of assistance were provided in legal settings aiding underprivileged communities in the New Orleans area. Worksites included the Orleans Public Defenders, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana and the Innocence Project New Orleans.


Hellerstein publishes book chapter on formulary apportionment in the EU and US

Friday, March 21, 2014

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has published "Formulary Apportionment in the EU and the US: A Comparative Perspective on the Sharing Mechanism of the Proposed CCCTB" in Movement of Persons and Tax Mobility in the EU: Changing Winds (Ana Paul Dourado, ed.) (IBFD, 2013).


Horace Ward to receive honorary UGA degree

Friday, March 21, 2014

Georgia Law was mentioned in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding UGA honoring retired federal judge Horace Ward, who was the university's first African-American applicant, with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. The article appeared on 3/20/2014.


Cybersecurity law and policy issues to be subject of conference

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

On March 31, experts from the executive branch, Capitol Hill, the corporate sector and academia will gather to discuss international cybersecurity law and policy issues at the “Cybersecurity and National Defense: Building a Public-Private Partnership Conference.” The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The conference is free, but registration is required.


Georgia Law speaker to address democracy and nonviolence in Iran

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The law school's Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host Middle Eastern scholar Ramin Jahanbegloo, who will speak on democracy and nonviolence in Iran, on April 14 at 3:30 p.m. in Classroom A (120) of Hirsch Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

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