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Lanier receives research grant from the Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging

Monday, February 1, 2016

Mediation Practicum Managing Attorney Eleanor Crosby Lanier has received a $20,000 research grant from the Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging. Lanier will research both legal and practical barriers to the entry of limited guardianship orders as well as conduct a content analysis of self-help information on government and court websites to determine the extent to which information about limited guardianship is available. Her goal is to advance collective knowledge about the practical barriers and provide recommendations for overcoming them so that limited orders can be entered where they are appropriate.



Meyer publishes article in Boston University Law Review

Monday, February 1, 2016

Associate Professor Timothy Meyer has published "How Local Discrimination can Promote Global Public Goods" in 95 Boston University Law Review 1937 (2015).


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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