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Former U.S. career diplomats offer perspectives on Obama's foreign policy

Monday, March 16, 2009

Recently retired U.S. Foreign Service officers Earle St. A. Scarlett and Barbara A.H. Scarlett, who have a combined 50-plus years of global diplomatic experience, will share their personal views on President Obama's foreign policy plans at an event sponsored by the University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center in cooperation with the Department of International Affairs and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. The March 19 joint lecture featuring the Scarletts will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall located on North Campus.  A question and answer session on careers in foreign affairs will follow.


Legal and human welfare scholar to deliver 104th Sibley Lecture

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Stanford Law School Vice Dean and Gaither Professor Mark G. Kelman will deliver the University of Georgia School of Law's 104th Sibley Lecture. His talk titled "Saving Lives, Saving from Death, Saving from Dying" will address the issue of how it is appropriate to understand the "valuation" of statistical deaths, compared to the deaths of known individuals.


Usha Rodrigues appointed reporter for ABA task force

Friday, March 6, 2009

Professor Usha Rodrigues was recently appointed as Reporter of the American Bar Association's Special Task Force on the Impact of the Troubled Asset Relief Program on Corporate Governance.


Annual Red Clay Conference to address green sustainable commerce

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 21st Annual Red Clay Conference on March 20 and explore the question "Does going green equal making green?" The daylong event includes two keynote addresses. The first address "Sustainable Commerce: Georgia's Next Economy" will be delivered by School of Law Associate Professor Peter A. Appel and President of Registry Consultants and UGA College of Pharmacy Adjunct Professor T. Rick Irvin. Stephen E. O'Day, who leads the Environmental Law Section and Sustainability Practice Group at Smith, Gambrell & Russell, in Atlanta, Ga., will deliver the second address.


Paul J. Heald delivers talk on intellectual property law

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Professor Paul J. Heald has delivered a talk titled "Testing the Over- and Under-Exploitation Hypotheses: Bestselling Musical Compositions (1913-32) and Their Use in Cinema (1968-2007)" at the University of Oxford's Intellectual Property Invited Speaker's Series.

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