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International human rights expert to speak on Muslim fundamentalism

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Karima Bennoune, international human rights expert and University of California, Davis, School of Law professor, will discuss Muslim fundamentalism on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel. Bennoune’s talk will be based on her recently published book “Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories From the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism,” which addresses resistance to fundamentalism through accounts of interviews of more than 280 people of Muslim heritage. The event is part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts Festival and is free and open to the public.

Rutledge serves as contributor for book on the interactions between economics and the law

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Talmadge Chair Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge has published "The Proportionality Principles and the (Amount in) Controversy" in American Illness (F. H. Buckley ed.) (Yale University Press, 2013).

Clarke places third in legal writing contest

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law student Ellen R. Clarke for placing third in the International Association of Defense Counsel's 2013 writing contest. Her paper titled "A Duty to Over Preserve? How Disregarding Foreign Data Privacy Laws May Keep Litigants Out of a Jam" was published in the Oct. 2013 issue of the Defense Counsel Journal.

Roy Barnes: Independent Panels Should Draw Voting Districts

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding former Gov. Roy Barnes speaking at the Georgia Association of Law and Politics symposium during October. Barnes delivered the keynote address at the event. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 10/29/13.

Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice to speak at freedom of the press conference

Monday, October 28, 2013

Georgia Law will welcome retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Nov. 6 as the keynote speaker for a daylong conference titled “The Press and the Constitution 50 Years after New York Times v. Sullivan.” Sponsored by the student-edited law journal the Georgia Law Review, the main portion of the conference will begin at 8 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Stevens, who sat on the bench of the nation’s highest court from 1975 to 2010, will deliver the keynote address for the conference at 1:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel, where he will discuss “Originalism and History.” Preregistration by Nov. 4 is requested. Participants who register for the conference may select to only attend the keynote discussion, if desired. Backpacks will not be allowed into the Chapel during the keynote address.