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Scherr featured in the ABA Journal

Monday, February 1, 2016

Associate Professor & Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr was mentioned in the ABA Journal regarding his testimony to the American Bar Association on a proposal to repeal the ban on academic credit for paid employment during law school. The article titled "Proposal to lift ban on academic credit for paid externships draws heavy opposition" was written by Mark Hansen and published 1/29/16.


Taylor-Parker receives 2016 Autistic Scholars Fellowship

Monday, February 1, 2016

Congratulations to second-year law student R. Larkin Taylor-Parker for being a recipient of a 2016 Autistic Scholars Fellowship. The fellowship, established by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to provide four to six autistic college students with a $5,000 scholarship, recognizes students who are dedicated to advocating for disability rights, building the Autistic culture and community, and encouraging disability accessibility and inclusion on college campuses. Taylor-Parker has begun assembling an organization to promote disability culture, community and advocacy throughout UGA.


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Elizabeth Burch co-chairs AALS Scholarship Section Panel

Friday, January 29, 2016

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch co-chaired an Association of American Law Schools 2016 Annual Meeting panel titled "The State of the Art on Placing Legal Scholarship - and its Potential Consequences" during January.


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Elizabeth Burch presents on potential class action reforms

Friday, January 29, 2016

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch participated in an Association of American Law Schools 2016 Annual Meeting panel titled "Discussion of Potential Class Action Reforms with Advisory Committee on Civil Rules" during January.


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Hellerstein publishes article about consumption taxation of cloud computing

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein has published "Consumption Taxation of Cloud Computing: Lessons from the US Subnational Retail Sales Tax Experience," in Lamensch, et al., eds., Value Added Tax and the Digital Economy: The 2015 EU Rules and Broader Issues (Kluwer Law International 2015).

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