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Alumnus loans black history artifacts to law school

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Georgia Law 1983 alumnus Roy W. Copeland and his wife, Cheryl, have loaned the Alexander Campbell King Law Library a portion of their black history artifacts collection, which includes more than 200 items of largely handwritten and printed materials focusing on the slave era, the post-slavery period, sports and entertainment, and Civil Rights. During the month of February, the library will exhibit Civil Rights themed documents in the law school's Amos Foyer and at the entrance to the library. The Copelands started their collection in the mid-1980s.


Baradaran featured on The Irish Examiner

Monday, February 1, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran's book How the Other Half Banks was reviewed on The Irish Examiner. The article titled "Book Review: How The Other Half Banks" was written by JP O'Malley and was published 1/30/16.


Scherr featured in the ABA Journal

Monday, February 1, 2016

Associate Professor & Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr was mentioned in the ABA Journal regarding his testimony to the American Bar Association on a proposal to repeal the ban on academic credit for paid employment during law school. The article titled "Proposal to lift ban on academic credit for paid externships draws heavy opposition" was written by Mark Hansen and published 1/29/16.


Taylor-Parker receives 2016 Autistic Scholars Fellowship

Monday, February 1, 2016

Congratulations to second-year law student R. Larkin Taylor-Parker for being a recipient of a 2016 Autistic Scholars Fellowship. The fellowship, established by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to provide four to six autistic college students with a $5,000 scholarship, recognizes students who are dedicated to advocating for disability rights, building the Autistic culture and community, and encouraging disability accessibility and inclusion on college campuses. Taylor-Parker has begun assembling an organization to promote disability culture, community and advocacy throughout UGA.


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Barnett presents at Junior-Faculty Exchange Program

Monday, February 1, 2016

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett presented his article "Against Administrative Judges" to the faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Law as a part of the UGA/USC Law Junior-Faculty Exchange Program during January. The article will be published in the forthcoming 49 UC Davis Law Review (2016).

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