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UGA Alumni Association to present awards, White to receive faculty award and Blanchard to receive alumni award

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The University of Georgia Alumni Association will present six awards to alumni, friends and faculty during its 78th annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 17. The awards will recognize individuals who have demonstrated a deep commitment to bettering the university. Rebecca Hanner White is receiving the Faculty Service Award. The Alumni Merit Award will be presented to James H. Blanchard (LL.B.'65) and C.L. Morehead Jr.


In Memoriam: Eric M. "Rick" Holmes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor Eric M. "Rick" Holmes, who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 1977. He taught in the areas of insurance, contracts and Uniform Commercial Code for more than one decade in Athens. Holmes passed away on March 28, and he is survived by his wife, Dale.  


Carol Watson publishes article in Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Monday, April 6, 2015

Law Library Director Carol A. Watson has published “The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews” in 97 Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society 4 (2015) (with J. Donovan and C. Osborne).


Can Rap Lyrics Send You to Jail? If You're a Young Black Male, Yes.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis was quoted in The Daily Beast regarding her thoughts on defendants being prosecuted using rap lyrics they have authored. The article was written by Lewis Beale and published 4/6/15.


Music Lawyers Explore Fine Lines Highlighted by ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict

Friday, April 3, 2015

Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding the law school's Journal of Intellectual Property Law Music and Technology Conference on March 27. Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Law David E. Shipley, who served as a moderator, was quoted in the article regarding his thoughts on fair use and other copyright standards.

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