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Baradaran presents on economic justice and security

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Alston Associate Chair in Corporate Law Mehrsa Baradaran presented on economic justice and security at a Economists for Peace and Security symposium titled "Securing Justice: Advice for the New Congress" in Washington, D.C., during November.

In Memoriam: Alan Watson

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The School of Law regrets to announce the passing of Alan Watson, one of the world's foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion, who passed away November 7, 2018, at the age of 85. Watson was a former Distinguished Research Professor and the holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair at the law school, where he taught for more than 20 years before retiring in 2012. Watson leaves behind a tremendous legacy, and he will be missed by many. Memorial service details will be forthcoming.

Ethics Week Lecture focuses on human blind spots

Monday, November 12, 2018

You are not as ethical as you think you are. That’s the takeaway from the 2018 Ethics Week Lecture by Ann E. Tenbrunsel on Nov. 7. The lecture kicked off UGA’s observance of the University System of Georgia’s International Fraud Awareness Week and UGA’s Ethics Awareness Week beginning Nov. 11. The lecture, titled “Blind Spots: Why We Aren’t As Ethical As We Think We Are,” focused on why people overinflate their own honesty or others’ dishonesty depending on the situation. Tenbrunsel, the David E. Gallo Professor of Business Ethics in the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame and the co-author of “Blind Spots,” discussed the blind nature of ethicality and behavioral ethics.

Nunnally successfully argues case for Wilbanks CEASE Clinic client

Monday, November 12, 2018

Congratulations to third-year law student Michael Nunnally for successfully arguing a Motion to Compel Discovery and for attorney's fees on behalf of one of the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic clients in a civil suit in the Monroe County Superior Court. The court ordered the defendant to provide responses to several interrogatories and requests for the production of documents as well as attorney’s fees. Nunnally also requested several sanctions, which the judge stated he will order if the defendant fails to comply with the discovery requests.

Peden featured in the LaGrange Daily News

Monday, November 12, 2018

Administrative Specialist Jason Peden was featured in the LaGrange Daily News regarding his role with the Veterans Legal Clinic and the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic. The article titled "A military soldier and scholar who serves his fellow veterans" was written by John A. Tures and published 11/9/18.