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Five Georgia Law faculty recognized by student body

Friday, April 7, 2017

Congratulations to the five faculty members honored by the 2016-17 School of Law student body.  They are: Hosch Professor Mehrsa Baradaran and Georgia Athletic Association Professor David E. Shipley as graduation marshals, Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. with the Student Bar Association Professionalism Award, University Professor and Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law Dan T. Coenen with the Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Associate Dean and Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand with the O'Byrne Memorial Award for Significant Contributions Furthering Student-Faculty Relations.


Khan featured in Georgia Health News

Friday, April 7, 2017

Associate Professor Fazal Khan was featured in Georgia Health News regarding HIV transmission laws in Georgia. The article titled "HIV transmission laws: Georgia legislators to look at changes" was written by Victoria Knight and was published 4/6/17. 


UGA Alumni Association to present annual awards during April luncheon; Alumna Kathelen Amos and the Alston Family to be honored

Friday, April 7, 2017

The UGA Alumni Association will celebrate alumni, friends and former faculty during its 80th annual Alumni Awards Luncheon April 21 at noon in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall. The Alumni Merit Award, the alumni association’s oldest honor, will be presented to Georgia Law alumna Kathelen Van Blarcum Amos and Kessel D. Stelling Jr. Additionally, the family of Gayle and Jimmy Alston will receive the Family of Year Award, which is presented to a family who demonstrates a history of loyalty to UGA. The family’s John N. Goddard Foundation established the first UGA School of Law fellow scholarship in 2016, the Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows, which is modeled after the university’s prestigious Foundation Fellows program for undergraduates. 


E. Burch presents at Elon University School of Law

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Kirbo Chair of Law Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigation" at a faculty workshop at Elon University School of Law during April. 


Ringhand featured on WGN Radio

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Hosch Professor of Law Lori Ringhand was featured on WGN Radio regarding her thoughts about whether Supreme Court justices' terms should be limited. The program titled "Trump U settlement, Gorsuch hearings, Rahm email scandal, Facebook live assault & more" was posted by Craig Collins and aired 4/4/17.

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