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On Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act case

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Professor Lori A. Ringhand's research on the history of U.S. Supreme Court voting practices was mentioned in The Star-Ledger in regards to judicial activism and whether or not a conservative court or a liberal court is more likely to strike down federal laws and regulations. The article was written by Tom Moran and appeared on 4/3/12.


UGA celebrates Honors Week; three law professors recognized

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Honors Week allows individuals at UGA to be acknowledged for achieving excellence. At Georgia Law, Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Associate Professor Erica J. Hashimoto and Assistant Professor Christian Turner were recognized with the law school's three faculty awards that are given annually by its student body. 


Georgia Law finishes strong at two national competitions

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Georgia Law recently finished as semifinalists and quarterfinalists in the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition and the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, respectively. Out of the 40 teams competing in the Texas tournament, Georgia Law was awarded one of three Outstanding Brief Awards and third-year student Eric L. Roden was named Best Advocate of the tournament.


UGA School of Law wins national negotiation competition

Monday, April 2, 2012

Congratulations to second-year law students Christopher A. Knapik and Christopher S. Smith for placing first at the 2012 Robert R. Merhige, Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition. This annual two-day competition features teams from around the country and involves several rounds of negotiation centered on current issues in environmental law.


Elizabeth Weeks Leonard publishes article on the Affordable Care Act

Monday, April 2, 2012

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard has published "The Rhetoric Hits the Road: State Challenges to the Affordable Care Act Implementation" in 46 University of Richmond Law Review 781 (2012).

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