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Georgia Supreme Court justice to deliver UGA law school Commencement address

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Carol W. Hunstein, a justice serving on the Supreme Court of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Commencement to be held May 20 at 10 a.m. Approximately 200 students will receive degrees at the ceremony, including 181 who have earned the Juris Doctor (J.D.), 13 who have earned the Master of Laws (LL.M.) and three who have earned the Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.). This year’s commencement will be held at theUGA Ramsey Student CenterThe ceremony will be livestreamed at https://livestream.com/AthensVideo/UGALawSchoolCommencement2017.


Cohen and Cade named recipients of UGA Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Congratulations to Wilner/UGA Foundation Professor in International Law Harlan G. Cohen and Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade. Both were part of UGA interdisciplinary teams that received research awards through the Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program. Only 12 faculty teams were selected out of more than 150 that submitted proposals. 


E. Burch featured in Law360

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in a Law360 article regarding her thoughts on the increase of the federal caseload in multidistrict litigation. The article titled "How a decade of upheaval changed class action firms" was written by Sindhu Sundar and was published 5/2/17. 


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E. Burch presents at George Washington University Law School

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Rethinking the Selection and Compensation of Lead Lawyers in Multidistrict Litigation" at George Washington University Law School's Multidistrict Litigation Roundtable during April.


Thompson featured in the Daily Report

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured in the Daily Report regarding his selection of attorneys who will assist him in his new role as Volkswagen's independent compliance monitor. The article titled "Larry Thompson drafts DOJ alums to monitor VW" was written by R. Robin McDonald and was published 5/2/17.

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