Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Third-year law student Jennifer Newport-Nix was quoted in The Red and Black regarding "The Benefits of Diversity for White Students" lecture during February. The keynote speaker was Loyola Law School professor Robert Garda. The article was written by Yetunde Ogunsakin and appeared on 2/3/12.
Georgia Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society has joined forces with UGA's Music Business Program and Nuçi's Space to host a conference on current music industry business and legal issues in addition to holding a free legal clinic for local musicians. The symposium will be held Feb. 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, while the clinic will be held Feb. 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Nuçi's Space, near Downtown.
Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein made a presentation on "Federal-State Tax Coordination: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," at a conference on Tax Reform Beyond the Beltway, co-sponsored by the UCLA School of Law and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, during February.
Distinguished Research Professor and Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein was quoted by TaxAnalysts.com regarding a recent lecture he gave on lessons states can learn from the federal estate tax phaseout. The article was written by Amy Hamilton and appeared on 2/6/12.
Congratulations to first-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson for winning the 2012 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to runner-up Benjamin W. Thorpe and to all of the other competitors for a job well done.