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Georgia Law professor receives honorary professorship from University of Edinburgh

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Alan Watson, retired Distinguished Research Professor and holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair of Law at the University of Georgia, has received an honorary professorship from the University of Edinburgh. A title conferred only on individuals of high academic distinction, the professorship will run for 10 years and will require Watson to give lectures and seminars at the university.


Janet Napolitano Calls for Immigration Reform, Ebola Screening and ‘Yes Means Yes’ Laws in UGA Speech

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding its 112th John A. Sibley Lecture on Oct. 27 featuring former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the keynote speaker. Napolitano’s speech touched on the need for immigration reform, Ebola screening protocols and the “yes means yes” statute in California. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared 10/28/14.


Sachs presents at “The New Landscape of Securities Fraud Class Actions” conference

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs presented at “The New Landscape of Securities Fraud Class Actions” conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law during October.


Judge’s decision undoes another DeKalb corruption trial

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel was quoted in the Atlanta Journal Constitution regarding his thoughts on a judge’s decision to reverse the convictions of former DeKalb schools chief operating officer and her ex-husband. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and Ty Tagami and published 10/27/14.


UGA Law Grads Post Highest Bar Pass Rate in Down Year

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Georgia Law was mentioned in the Daily Report regarding the success rate of its graduates who took the state bar exam in July. The law school held the state's highest percentage of success, with nearly 94 percent of first-time takers passing. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and appeared 10/27/14.

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