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Georgia Law wins National Moot Court Competition

Monday, February 17, 2014

Georgia Law recently won the 64th Annual National Moot Court Competition, which is the oldest and most prestigious moot court competition in the country. Third-year law students Steven L. Strasberg, Benjamin W. Thorpe and Emily K. Westberry represented UGA in the tournament, and Thorpe was named the competition’s best oralist.

How the post office could save itself by helping the poor

Friday, February 14, 2014

Assistant Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured on for her recent op-ed in The New York Times regarding the U.S. Postal Service offering financial services. The article was written by Emily Badger and appeared on 2/11/14.

Barnett publishes article in the North Carolina Law Review

Friday, February 14, 2014

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett has published "To the Victor Goes the Toil - Remedies for Regulated Parties in Separation-of-Powers Litigation" in 92 North Carolina Law Review 481 (2014).

Georgia Law prof available for comment on USPS financial services proposal

Thursday, February 13, 2014

A new proposal by the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General suggests the agency could offer financial services, and a University of Georgia faculty member and expert on the subject, Mehrsa Baradaran, says this could be beneficial to underbanked consumers and those on the lower end of the socioeconomic scale. Baradaran, an assistant professor at the law school, is available to comment on the proposal for the USPS to offer loans and other financial services. She can be contacted at

Entrapment defense is seldom successful

Friday, February 7, 2014

Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic Russell C. Gabriel was featured in the Gainesville Times regarding his thoughts on the legal concept of "entrapment." The article was written by Emma Witman and appeared on 1/26/14.