Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic Russell C. Gabriel was recently honored by the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers with its President's Award for his excellence in service as chairperson of the organization's Indigent Defense Committee.
Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein made a presentation on "Federal-State Tax Coordination: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," at a conference on Tax Reform Beyond the Beltway, co-sponsored by the UCLA School of Law and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, during February.
Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein was quoted by TaxAnalysts.com regarding a recent lecture he gave on lessons states can learn from the federal estate tax phaseout. The article was written by Amy Hamilton and appeared on 2/6/12.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West presented "The Monster in the Courtroom: What Do U.S. Supreme Court Justices Really Fear About Video Cameras?" at Brigham Young University's symposium titled "The Press, the Public and the Supreme Court" during January.
Adjunct Professor Torin D. Togut has published "The Gestalt of the School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Duality of Overrepresentation of Minorities in Special Education and Racial Disparity in School Discipline on Minorities" in 20 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 163 (2011).