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UGA professors publish recommendations for state Alzheimer’s registry

Friday, September 25, 2015

University of Georgia faculty recently published recommendations on the ethical and legal application of a population-based, statewide Alzheimer’s registry. They argue that with a more developed data-collection tool, Georgia’s public policy creators will be better informed to serve the impacted population and battle the disease. Georgia Law Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, with support from Dr. Toni Miles, anepidemiology professor in the College of Public Health, authored a report that is available online and will be published in print by the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology next year.


Baradaran publishes article in American Banker

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran has published "Postal Banking: A Lifesaver for America's Poor" in American Banker (Sept. 24, 2015).


Top scholar in tax, business and private equity to join faculty

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Georgia Law is pleased to announce that Gregg D. Polsky has agreed to join the law school's faculty in the fall of 2016. Polsky, currently the Willie Person Magnum Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, has also served on the law faculties of the University of Minnesota and Florida State University, and visited at Duke University. Author of a casebook, Polsky has written articles appearing in the Duke Law Journal, the Iowa Law Review and the Virginia Law Review, among others.


Students Persuade 11th Circuit to Revive Inmate's Lawsuit

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Experiential Learning Erica J. Hashimoto was featured in the Daily Report regarding a team of Georgia Law graduates who persuaded a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit for a state prisoner. Former Appellate Litigation Clinic students Corey J. Goerdt (J.D.’15) and Nicola M. Rossi (J.D.’15) earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in the case of Brooks v. Warden, et al. The article was written by Alyson Palmer and appeared 9/21/15.


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Baradaran publishes book on the U.S. Postal Service providing banking services

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran has published How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy (Harvard University Press, 2015).

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