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Looking for Clarity in Death Row Clemency

Monday, March 23, 2015

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted by Georgia Public Broadcasting in regard to a proposed bill that would require the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to explain its reasoning when it grants death row clemency. The story was reported by Grant Blankenship and appeared 3/23/15.


Hunnicutt, Loudermilk and White receive DSS Awards

Monday, March 23, 2015

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the law school alumni society's Distinguished Service Scroll Awards - Charles A. “Charlie” Hunnicutt (J.D.’75), Joey M. Loudermilk (J.D.’78) and former Dean Rebecca Hanner White. This is the highest honor presented by the Law School Association and acknowledges those who meet one or more of the following standards: (1) distinguished reputation in his or her field, (2) exemplary record of service to the legal profession, (3) outstanding record of public service or (4) record of outstanding service to the Law School Association.


Former Home Depot Foundation exec to give Georgia Law’s House Lecture

Monday, March 23, 2015

Kelly Caffarelli, former president of The Home Depot Foundation, will present “Long Pants or Short Skirts: Fitting In, Fighting Back or Finding Your Own Way” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 33rd Edith House Lecturer on April 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.


Barnett's article cited by federal district court

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent H. Barnett’s article “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Appointment with Trouble” was cited by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The court referred to the article as “offering legitimate and serious analysis” on separation-of-powers questions surrounding the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s structure.


Baradaran presents on "How the Other Half Banks"

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran presented on her forthcoming book How the Other Half Banks at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law as part of their faculty colloquium series during March.

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