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Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein's treatise State Taxation was quoted by the Oregon Tax Court in ABC, Inc. and Combined Affiliates v. Department of Revenue (May 14, 2024).

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Regents' Professor of International Law & Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was featured in Portugal's Expresso newspaper regarding the challenges of holding Russian officials accountable for the war in Ukraine. The article titled "Council of Europe Wants to Judge Russian Aggression in a Special Court: Is this How Moscow Will Pay the Bill for the War? / Conselho da Europa quer julgar agressão russa num tribunal especial: é desta que Moscovo vai pagar a fatura da guerra?" was written by Mara Tribuna and published 5/10/24.

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The School of Law’s Emerging Scholars initiative brings accomplished practitioners to campus to hone their teaching and academic-writing skills during a two-year residency. Jill Benton (J.D.’99) is teaching in the area of criminal procedure, Shanée Brown will lead courses in evidence and sex crimes, and Mary Yiyue Zhao will instruct in the areas of international intellectual property law and international business transactions.

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Associate Dean & Hosch Professor Jason A. Cade published "Challenging the Criminalization of Undocumented Drivers Through a Health Justice Framework" in 41 Wisconsin International Law Journal 325 (2024) (symposium issue).

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Regents' Professor of International Law & Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented "Human Trafficking Law" as part of the 2024 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference.

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Associate Dean & Community Health Law Partnership Clinic Director Jason A. Cade presented "Rapid-Response Legal Support for Movements: Seeking Immigration Protections for Organizing Workers" and “Wide Ranging Litigation and Advocacy as Resistance and Resilience in a Law School Clinic” at the Association of American Law Schools' 2024 Conference on Clinical Legal Education during May.

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced the arrest of an Athens man in the murder investigation of Tara Louise Baker, who was a first-year School of Law student in January 2001. The release was issued 5/9/24.

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Clinical Assistant Professor & First Amendment Clinic Director Clare R. Norins co-presented “The Privacy Paradox: Balancing Transparency and Privacy in the Quest for Justice” and “Wide Ranging Litigation and Advocacy as Resistance and Resilience in a Law School Clinic” at the Association of American Law Schools' 2024 Conference on Clinical Legal Education during May.

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Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence (with M. Carlson) was recently cited by the Georgia Supreme Court in two cases: Sauder v. State to decide whether a statement by a murder case defendant was admissible in his trial and Pittman v. State to define standards for relevant evidence in a malice murder prosecution. These citations bring the total to 74 times that this text has been used by Georgia appellate courts to resolve evidentiary issues.

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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Hosch Professor Kent Barnett published "Chevron and Stare Decisis" in 31 George Mason Law Review 475 (2024) (with C.J. Walker).

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Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West, who has served as a senior visiting research fellow at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University for the 2023-24 academic year, participated in a symposium focused on her year’s work titled “The Future of Press Freedom: Democracy, Law, and the News in Changing Times.” During the event, West moderated a panel, conducted a Q&A with former Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow and gave closing remarks.

 

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Clinical Associate Professor & Public Interest Practicum Director Elizabeth M. Grant was featured on WUGA-FM regarding Georgia's new Safe At Home Act. The segment titled "Safe at Home Act enforces habitability requirements for rental properties" was hosted by Martin Matheny and aired 5/4/24.

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Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence (with M. Carlson) was recently cited by the Georgia Court of Appeals in the case Davis v. State to explain changes made in evidence law by the revised Georgia Evidence Code. This citation brings the total to 72 times that this text has been used by Georgia appellate courts to resolve evidentiary issues.

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Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in a Bloomberg article regarding Royal Philips NV sleep apnea device litigation. The article titled "Philips CPAP Deal Leaves Opening for Future Cancer Claims" was written by Jef Feeley and Cagan Koc and was published 5/2/24. The article was reprinted by other media outlets.

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Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured on Bloomberg Law regarding proposed multidistrict litigation rule changes. The article titled "Class Action Lawyers Lobby Against Multidistrict Case Revamp" was written by Katie Arcieri and published 5/2/24.

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Dean Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge and third-year student Matthew A. Gaudiosi published "International Litigation, Foreign States and Tort Liability for Gun Manufacturers" in the Daily Report on 4/30/24.

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In recognition of his more than 35 years of service to the University of Georgia School of Law, 1995 alumna Julia A. Houston has created a scholarship in honor of longtime faculty member Dan T. Coenen. The Dan T. Coenen Scholarship will support students who intend to practice corporate or business law in Georgia; who have confronted significant challenges; and who will advance the diversity of the legal practice with particular attention given to those who have attended historically Black colleges or universities.

Institute of Continuing Judicial Education Event Coordinator Laura Kathryne Hogan was elected as coordinator for the UGA Staff Council for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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Assistant Professor Adam D. Orford published "Blue Carbon Law" in 13:1 Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal 9 (2024).

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Clinical Assistant Professor & Criminal Defense Practicum Director Elizabeth Taxel was featured in The Current regarding the reexamination of criminal cases after widespread police and prosecutorial misconduct was discovered in Glynn County, Georgia. The article titled "In Brunswick, drug cops were convicted. A prosecutor was indicted. But hundreds of people caught in their maw are forgotten." was written by Caitlin Philippo and published 4/22/24.