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Baradaran featured in Moyers & Company

Monday, October 31, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Moyers & Company regarding her thoughts on postal banking's prominence in the Democratic party platform. The article titled "Why Bernie Sanders' brainstorm shouldn't die" was written by Mary Kane and was published 10/28/16. 

Edwards argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Monday, October 31, 2016

Third-year student Jacob S. “Jake” Edwards recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic.  The question in the case was whether Mr. William Gray, Jr.’s habeas petition was second or successive given that it challenged a “new judgment.”  Third-year students Mary Grace Griffin and David R. Waldrep assisted in writing briefs and in helping Edwards prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments. All three students attended the argument in Richmond, Virginia.

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Rodrigues elected to American Law Institute

Monday, October 31, 2016

Associate Dean for Faculty Development Usha Rodrigues has been elected to the American Law Institute. The ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and improve the law. The ALI's distinguished members have the opportunity to influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, to work with other eminent lawyers, judges and academics, to give back to a profession to which they are deeply dedicated, and to contribute to the public good. 


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T. Burch presents at the Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute

Monday, October 31, 2016

Appellate Litigation Clinic Director Thomas V. Burch presented on a panel titled "How to Prepare for Oral Argument" at the Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute in Atlanta during October. He was accompanied by retired Judge Stanley F. Birch Jr. of the U.S Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia John A. Horn. The panel was moderated by Georgia Law alumnus Naveen Ramachandrappa (J.D.'08). 

Georgia Law launches women’s leadership initiative

Friday, October 28, 2016

In celebration of its own women leaders and in an effort to nurture women who will lead in the future, the School of Law this year is spearheading Georgia WILL (Georgia Women in Law Lead). Events in the next twelve months will feature women, including members of the Georgia Law community, who are national and international pathbreakers in law, business, and public service. One highlight event will occur at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in San Francisco, where Georgia Law will host a brainstorming session for women professors who are or are interested in becoming law school or university administrators; another, at Georgia Law’s Athens main campus, where IntLawGrrls contributors will convene in March for a conference marking the blog’s 10th birthday.