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Georgia Law wins two regional tournaments; advances to nationals in three

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Georgia Law recently took home the top trophy during the regional rounds of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held in Atlanta, and at the Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition, held in Memphis, Tenn., earning the right to advance to the national level for both competitions. The school also earned the right to compete in the national rounds of the Transactional LawMeet after placing second at regionals.


Conference to explore balance between sustainability and Georgia’s economic growth

Monday, March 19, 2012

Georgia Law's 24th Annual Red Clay Conference will address how to balance the long-term sustainability of Georgia's ecosystems with efforts to stabilize and improve its economy. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on March 23, this daylong symposium will take place in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will cover market-based conservation, managing the impact of non-indigenous species, longleaf pine restoration and possible changes to the federal endangered species list.


Justices to Weigh Foreigners' Lawsuits

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding the Alien Tort Statute, an 18th-century federal law that permits foreigners to sue in U.S. courts over violations of international law. The article was written by Jess Bravin and appeared on 3/5/12.


Larry Thompson to deliver talk on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Sibley Professor Larry D. Thompson will participate in a symposium titled "The FCPA at Thirty-five and its Impact on Global Business" at Ohio State University during March. The event will convene top government officials, leading academics from both the U.S. and the U.K., and experienced practitioners to discuss the many aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.


Lonnie Brown delivers talk on judicial expectations for lawyers as officers of the court

Friday, March 2, 2012

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. presented "Civility and Collegiality: Unreasonable Judicial Expectations for Lawyers as Officers of the Court" as part of the St. Mary's Law Journal's 11th Annual Symposium on Legal Malpractice and Ethics in San Antonio, Tex., during February.

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