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Second-year law student wins environmental law writing competition

Monday, May 16, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law student William R. Gignilliat for being named the winner of the 2011 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest, a national competition that encourages law students to investigate and offer solutions to environmental injustices. Gignilliat's winning paper, titled "The Gulf Oil Spill: OPA, State Law, and Maritime Preemption," will be published in the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Justice Stevens: Killing bin Laden Was Lawful

Friday, May 13, 2011

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding retired Justice John Paul Stevens' comments on the killing of Osama bin Laden. The article appeared on 5/13/11.


Lonnie Brown selected as Senior Teaching Fellow

Friday, May 13, 2011

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was named a Senior Teaching Fellow for the 2011-12 academic year by UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning. Only eight senior level professors are chosen from within the university each year for this honor.


Former deputy AG delighted by bin Laden death

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Visiting Professor and former Deputy U.S. Attorney General Larry D. Thompson was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding the legality of the raid on bin Laden's compound. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and appeared on 5/11/11.


Third-year law student earns top honors in national writing competition

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Congratulations to third-year law student Brendan H. White for placing third in the Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. His paper was titled "Discrimination v. Retaliation: What Level of Harm is Necessary to Establish a Cause of Action Under Title VII?"

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