Georgia Law School Starting Legal Clinic for Veterans

Monday, August 7, 2017

The School of Law was featured in an Associated Press article that was pick up around the globe regarding its plans to start a legal services clinic for veterans. The story appeared 8/6/17 in The New York Times, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, the Miami Herald and the United Kingdom's Daily Mail.

Hetherington speaks at news conference on child sex abuse bill, featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Friday, August 4, 2017

Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Director Emma M. Hetherington was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a recent Georgia State Capitol news conference at which she spoke on House Bill 605, which would allow child sexual abuse survivors to sue their abusers as well as institutions involved in cases. The article titled "Abused as children, victims may get more time to sue" was written by Alan Judd and published 8/2/17.

Amann featured in Vox

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was featured in Vox regarding her thoughts on the potential legal implications of news reports stating President Donald Trump instructed his son to release a statement on his meeting with a Russian lawyer. The article titled "I asked 12 legal experts if the latest Trump-Russia news showed obstruction of justice" was written by Sean Illing and published 8/2/17.

E. Burch featured in New York Law Journal

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in the New York Law Journal regarding her thoughts on GM's upcoming bellwether trial and trial record in cases over its ignition switches. The article titled "GM's Bellwether Victory in NY May Not Predict Future of Ignition Switch Litigation" was written by Andrew Denney and published 8/2/17.

School of Law's Veterans Legal Services Clinic featured in Daily Report

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The establishment of the law school's new Veterans Legal Services Clinic, which will provide veterans in Georgia with legal assistance, with particular regard to denied or deferred claims before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, was featured in the Daily Report. The clinic is funded by a lead gift from renowned trial attorney and alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. in memory of his father, Lt. Cmdr. James E. Butler Sr. The article titled "UGA Law Launches Clinic to Help Veterans Vie for Benefits" was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 8/2/17.