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Noted Russian historian to lecture on "memory laws" at Georgia Law

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Nikolay Koposov, currently a visiting professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, will present “Memory Laws in Europe: A New Civil Religion” Jan. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. During his talk, Koposov will provide a general overview on legislation dealing with historical memory, from post-war anti-fascist legislation through the lois mémorielles in France in the 1990s and up to contemporary battles over acknowledging the past in Eastern Europe and Turkey.

Bridge named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen Jordan

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A new bridge at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Ga., will be named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen R. Jordan this January. Jordan joined Georgia Law in 1976 as an assistant professor and served as associate dean from 1983 to 1986. She then took the role as acting associate vice president at the University of Georgia from 1986 to 1988. Jordan passed away August 9, 1996. The article was written by Chris White and appeared in the Athens Banner-Herald on 1/8/12.

Logan Sawyer to serve on ASLH Membership Committee

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Assistant Professor Logan E. Sawyer III was recently appointed to serve on the American Society for Legal History’s Membership Committee, which is the leading society for legal history. 


Georgia Law Review symposium explores evidence reform

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Georgia Law’s student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, will present “Evidence Reform: Turning a Grotesque Structure into a Rational Edifice?” on Jan. 18 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. During this daylong symposium, evidence scholars from across the country will discuss Georgia’s new evidence code and will reflect upon the nation-wide evidence reform movement as a whole. Due to limited capacity, pre-registration is encouraged.

New York antitrust trial begins over credit card arbitrations

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Talmadge Chair Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge was mentioned in a story on Fox regarding his research on outstanding credit card loans subject to arbitration clauses. The article was written by Nate Raymond and appeared on 1/7/13.