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Georgia Sea Grant launches new legal program; students Jones and Johnson serve as fellows

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Georgia Sea Grant has partnered with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at UGA to create the new Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program where students at the School of Law will work with legal and policy experts to address environmental questions facing policymakers in coastal Georgia communities. Third-year law student Hunter L. Jones and second-year law student J. Amble Johnson will work as paid student legal fellows. They will collaborate with local policymakers, scientists and business communities and perform expert analyses to inform decision-making.


State Senate declares March 24 Georgia Law School Day

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Georgia Senate issued a resolution during its 153rd legislative session officially recognizing March 24, 2015 as Georgia Law School Day at the state capitol.


Cohen presents on "Theorizing Precedent in International Law”

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen presented “Theorizing Precedent in International Law” at St. John’s University School of Law during March.


Smith presents to American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Martin Chair James C. "Jim" Smith presented “When is Less More, and More Less?’ A Professors’ Corner on Deficiency Judgments: Recent Cases Involving Mortgagees’ Title Insurance and Guarantor Liability” at a conference hosted by the American College of Real Estate Lawyers during March.


Looking for Clarity in Death Row Clemency

Monday, March 23, 2015

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted by Georgia Public Broadcasting in regard to a proposed bill that would require the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to explain its reasoning when it grants death row clemency. The story was reported by Grant Blankenship and appeared 3/23/15.

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