Two teams from the University of Georgia School of Law have earned the right to advance to the national rounds of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Third-year student Elizabeth R. Givens and second-year student Kimberly C. Walker teamed up to capture second place in the southern regional rounds of the competition, while second-year students Selina A. Tom-Johnson and Jacinda R. Walker finished third out of 24 teams. Both teams will head to Boston this March to vie for the national crown.
Associate Professor Peter B. Rutledge has published Introduction: The Constitutional Law of International Commercial Arbitration, 38 Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 1, (2009).
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Woodruff Chair in International Law Daniel M. Bodansky will deliver a faculty colloquium titled "The Copenhagen Climate Conference: A Post Mortem" at Wake Forest University School of Law.
Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has published "Jurisdiction to Impose and Enforce Income and Consumption Taxes: Towards a Uniform Conception of Tax Nexus" in Value Added Tax and Direct Taxation – Similarities and Differences (M. Lang & P. Melz, eds.) (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, 2009).
Georgia Law's Land Use Clinic was highlighted in an article on best practices for teaching students about land use law and preparing them to practice in that area. Titled "Practically Grounded: Convergence of Land Use Law Pedagogy and Best Practices," the article was written by John R. Nolon and Patricia Salkin and appeared in Vol. 60 of the Journal of Legal Education (2010).