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Georgia Law students selected as summer Sea Grant Legal Program fellows

Monday, June 29, 2015

Congratulations to third-year student Joseph Patrick “J.P.” Hackney and second-year student Emily C. Wyche, who have been selected as legal fellows with the Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program. The two students are spending 10 weeks as paid fellows during the summer working with legal and policy experts to address environmental questions facing policymakers in coastal Georgia communities.

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Amann publishes article in Nordic Journal of International Law

Friday, June 26, 2015

Associate Dean and Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann has published "The Child Rights Convention and International Criminal Justice" in 84 Nordic Journal of International Law 248 (2015).

UGA Foundation board appoints new chair, vice chair, treasurer, secretary and welcomes four elected trustees; two Georgia Law alumni named

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The University of Georgia Foundation recently announced changes in leadership and board positions voted upon at its annual meeting in St. Simons. The board named Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) as secretary of the foundation board and Eleanor F. Banister (J.D.'79) as an elected trustee.

Waiting to Marry Until Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Georgia

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was quoted on Georgia Public Broadcasting radio regarding same-sex marriage and anti-discrimination law in Georgia.  The article was written by Gabrielle Ware and published 6/24/15.

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Hellerstein’s treatise cited by California Court of Appeal

Monday, June 22, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein’s treatise State Taxation was quoted by the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District for the proposition that “there is nothing in [U.S. Supreme Court doctrine] to support the assertion that the only acts of independent contractors that are capable of creating nexus over an out-of-state taxpayer are those related to maintaining a market in the state” in Harley-Davidson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Bd., No. D064241, 2015 WL 3407404 (Cal. Ct. App. May 28, 2015).