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Georgia Law prof available for comment on USPS financial services proposal

Thursday, February 13, 2014

A new proposal by the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General suggests the agency could offer financial services, and a University of Georgia faculty member and expert on the subject, Mehrsa Baradaran, says this could be beneficial to underbanked consumers and those on the lower end of the socioeconomic scale. Baradaran, an assistant professor at the law school, is available to comment on the proposal for the USPS to offer loans and other financial services. She can be contacted at

Entrapment defense is seldom successful

Friday, February 7, 2014

Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic Russell C. Gabriel was featured in the Gainesville Times regarding his thoughts on the legal concept of "entrapment." The article was written by Emma Witman and appeared on 1/26/14.

Georgia Law hosts public interest law conference

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Georgia Law will host the 9th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference on March 1. This event, which focuses on practical approaches to lawyering that promote social justice and the protection of human rights, will be held in Hirsch Hall starting at 10:00 a.m.

Georgia Law to host judicial ethics conference

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Georgia Law is hosting the 14th Annual Legal Ethics and Professionalism Symposium titled “Who Are They to Judge? - Ethical and Professionalism Issues Facing the Bench.” The day-long event will be held Friday, Feb. 21, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom in Hirsch Hall located on North Campus.

Thompson gives first state judiciary

Thursday, February 6, 2014

A Georgia Law program was mentioned in the Georgia Supreme Court's 2014 State of the Judiciary Address, delivered by Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson. An article about the address was featured in The Union-Recorder and appeared on 2/6/14.