Does the First Amendment provide special protection for the media – or the same protection for all speakers?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West was featured in the Washington Post regarding a debate organized by the Federalist Society between West and UCLA School of Law Professor Eugene Volokh.

Cohen presents on American policy in the Middle East

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen presented at a Georgia Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society event titled “American Policy in the Middle East – Are There Constitutional Limits on Congress’ Power Over Foreign Affairs” during May.

Georgia landowners fight eminent domain over pipeline

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was quoted in Marketplace Business regarding his thoughts on a company’s use of eminent domain in order to construct a fuel pipeline on the Georgia coast.

Sachs publishes article in U.C. Davis Law Review

Monday, May 18, 2015

Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs has published “Superstar Judges As Entrepreneurs: The Untold Story Of Fraud-On-The-Market” in 48 U.C. Davis Law Review 1207 (2015).

Hellerstein’s treatise cited by U.S. Supreme Court

Monday, May 18, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Francis Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein’s treatise “State Taxation” was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in the majority opinion in the Supreme Court case of Comptroller v. Wynne, for the proposition that the near-universal state practice is to provide credits against personal income taxes for such taxes paid to other states.