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Georgia Law receives $3.4 million from the estate of the late Gov. Sanders

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Georgia Law has received a $3.4 million gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders. Approximately $2.4 million will be used to create the Carl E. Sanders Law Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to law students. The remainder of the gift will be added to the Carl E. Sanders Chair in Political Leadership Fund, which was established in 2002 to support a faculty position for someone to “educate students about the roles of law and lawyers in shaping public policy and about the role of lawyers in positions of leadership.”


UGA law graduate Sally Yates nominated for U.S. deputy attorney general

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86), U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, to become U.S. deputy attorney general. Yates was nominated to replace Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole. The U.S. Senate must confirm the nomination. Dean Rebecca Hanner White, who has known Yates for many years, was delighted to learn of the nomination. “I have always been impressed with Sally’s determination, work ethic and integrity. Her nomination for one of the highest posts in the U.S.


West publishes article in Alabama Law Review

Monday, December 15, 2014

Associate Professor Sonja R. West published "First Amendment Neighbors" in 66 Alabama Law Review 357 (2014).


Amann appears as guest on "Inside Story" to discuss recently released Senate report

Friday, December 12, 2014

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann appeared on Al Jazeera America's "Inside Story" to discuss her thoughts on the possibility of prosecuting U.S. officials in connection with CIA reports of torture during interrogations. The program appeared 12/10/14.


Baroody wins cultural heritage writing competition

Friday, December 12, 2014

Congratulations to Anne Horn Baroody (J.D.'14) for winning the 2014 Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation Law Student Writing Competition.  Her paper was titled "Real Problems with Fake Antiquities and How Geographical Indications May Help."

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