Six professors receive promotions

Monday, August 13, 2018

Congratulations to Mehrsa Baradaran, Kent Barnett, Christopher M. Bruner, Jason A. Cade, Nathan S. Chapman and Hillel Y. Levin for receiving promotions. Baradaran now holds the Robert Cotten Alston Associate Chair in Corporate Law. Barnett became a J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law. Bruner was named the Stembler Family Distinguished Professor in Business Law. Levin assumed the Alex W. Smith Professorship of Law. Additionally, Cade was awarded tenure, while Chapman was promoted to associate professor with tenure.

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Hellerstein's treatise noted by the Oregon Supreme Court

Friday, August 10, 2018

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein's treatise State Taxation was noted by the Oregon Supreme Court in Capital One Auto Finance, Inc. v. Department of Revenue, 363 Or. 441 (2018) for its discussion of the “complex history of Commerce Clause restrictions on state taxation, and describing Spector Motor  as ‘high water mark’ of recent cases restricting state taxation.”

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Carol Watson serves on panels at SEALS 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Director of the Law Library Carol A. Watson served as a discussant on two panels titled "Law Libraries and Technology Disruption in Legal Information, Legal Education, and the Practice of Law" and "Library Consolidation -- A Good Thing, or Absorption into the Borg?" at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools annual conference during August. 

E. Burch featured in Bloomberg

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Bloomberg regarding her thoughts on how companies continue their marketing tactics after they are fined. The article titled "AstraZeneca to Pay $110 Million to Settle Texas Drug Suits" was written by Margaret Cronin Fisk and Jef Feeley and published 8/7/18.

E. Burch featured in Forbes

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Forbes regarding her thoughts on multidistrict litigation. The article titled "Opioid Lawyer Trying To Avoid 'Cesspool' Asked For By National Plaintiffs Firm" was written by Daniel Fisher and published 8/8/18.