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Hellerstein publishes article in State Tax Notes

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein published “Foreign Corporations Do Enjoy the Protection of Public Law 86-272” in 183 State Tax Notes 219 (2017).

Khan featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Associate Professor Fazal Khan was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on when substandard medical practices cross the threshold from gross negligence to criminal liability. The article titled "Liposuction patient screamed, died, but Cobb doctor won't face charges" was written by Lois Norder and was published 1/13/17.

Third-year law student helps Cobb County ADA get conviction

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Third-year law student Michael D. "Mike" Parrish was featured in a Cobb County Judicial Circuit press release regarding his role in assisting Cobb County Assistant District Attorney and alumna Sherwin K. Figueroa (J.D.'11) in her case convicting a felon. The case was also featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The article titled "Cobb tractor-trailer thief who represented himself gets 7 years" was written by Ben Brasch and was published 1/12/17. 

Adams and Hicks win national Scribes Brief-Writing Award

Friday, January 13, 2017

Congratulations to D. Tyler "Ty" Adams and Kathleen B. "Kate" Hicks, both 2016 graduates of Georgia Law, who recently won the 2017 Scribes Brief-Writing Award presented by the American Society of Legal Writers.  Each year, the society accepts submissions that previously won best brief awards in national advocacy competitions. Adams and Hicks captured the Best Brief Award in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in the spring.   

UGA to celebrate 232nd anniversary with weeklong series of Founders Day events; law school's Kurtz to be honored

Friday, January 13, 2017

The University of Georgia will observe its 232nd anniversary in 2017, and the President’s Office and UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 15th annual Founders Day Lecture on Jan. 23 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Charles Bullock, Richard B. Russell Chair in Political Science, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and University Professor, will present the lecture titled “The Highs and Lows of the 2016 Presidential Election.” In conjunction with the lecture, the Office of the President will host an invitation-only luncheon on Jan. 23 during which the President’s Medal will be presented to Paul M. Kurtz, retired associate dean and professor in the UGA School of Law.