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‘There’s No Place Like Homecoming’ headlines UGA Homecoming Week

Monday, October 28, 2013

“There’s No Place Like Homecoming” is this year’s theme for the Homecoming Week festivities, which begin Nov. 3. Georgia Law will host reunion activities for the Classes of 1968, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008 on Nov. 8 and its annual BBQ for the law school community will take place on Nov. 9 on Herty Field. Preregistration is required to attend.


International human rights expert to speak on Muslim fundamentalism

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Karima Bennoune, international human rights expert and University of California, Davis, School of Law professor, will discuss Muslim fundamentalism on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel. Bennoune’s talk will be based on her recently published book “Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories From the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism,” which addresses resistance to fundamentalism through accounts of interviews of more than 280 people of Muslim heritage. The event is part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts Festival and is free and open to the public.


Rutledge serves as contributor for book on the interactions between economics and the law

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Talmadge Chair Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge has published "The Proportionality Principles and the (Amount in) Controversy" in American Illness (F. H. Buckley ed.) (Yale University Press, 2013).


Clarke places third in legal writing contest

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law student Ellen R. Clarke for placing third in the International Association of Defense Counsel's 2013 writing contest. Her paper titled "A Duty to Over Preserve? How Disregarding Foreign Data Privacy Laws May Keep Litigants Out of a Jam" was published in the Oct. 2013 issue of the Defense Counsel Journal.


Roy Barnes: Independent Panels Should Draw Voting Districts

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding former Gov. Roy Barnes speaking at the Georgia Association of Law and Politics symposium during October. Barnes delivered the keynote address at the event. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 10/29/13.

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