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Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Chamblee Burch for being promoted to the rank of full professor. Associate Professors Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were granted tenure. Additionally, Christine M. Scartz has joined the faculty as the managing attorney of the Family Violence Clinic.

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Hellerstein publishes chapter in VAT/GST in a Global Digital Economy

Monday, August 17, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein has published "Exploring the Potential Linkages Between Income Taxes and VAT in a Digital Global Economy" in VAT/GST in a Global Digital Economy (M. Lang and I. Lejeune, eds.) (Kluwer Law International, 2015).

Georgia Law welcomes a record setting class

Friday, August 14, 2015

Georgia Law proudly welcomes a record setting class - the Class of 2018. Composed of 190 students, these individuals boast the highest undergraduate median grade point average in the law school's recorded history - 3.71. The median LSAT score for this class is 162. They come from 25 different states and 75 undergraduate institutions, and 17 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 13, 2015.

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UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss; senator to teach at law school

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Today, the University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum. This initiative will increase students’ exposure to domestic and international politics and will provide Chambliss a forum through which to share his insights and expertise on topics ranging from national security to foreign policy. The Chambliss Leadership Forum includes the senator serving as the law school’s Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.

SEC use of in-house judges ruled unconstitutional

Friday, August 21, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the appointment of administrative law judges by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The article was written by Dan Klepal and was published 8/7/15.