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Will Supreme Court nationalize same-sex marriage? UGA experts will look for clues in oral arguments

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hold oral arguments in the challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage. Professors at the University of Georgia are watching for clues to see how the court will rule on the matter. “I fully expect the Supreme Court to hold in favor of marriage equality and would be shocked if it does not,” said Hillel Levin, an associate professor of law at UGA. “However, I will be listening closely to the oral arguments, and especially to Justices Kennedy and Roberts, for clues as to how many votes there may be for marriage equality. I'll also be very interested in any indications as to the reasoning the court might adopt. The court could reach its decision in different ways, and these have important implications for future legal battles.”


Sheriff featured as part of UGA's "15 from 2015" campaign

Monday, April 27, 2015

Third-year student Stephany A. Sheriff was featured as one of UGA's "15 from 2015" along with several other undergraduate and graduate students expected to receive their degrees during May.


Burnett presents to Southeastern Association of Law Libraries

Friday, April 24, 2015

Foreign and International Law Librarian Anne Burnett presented “Everybody Must get OHMSed: What Can OHMS Do for You?” and “Establishing and Teaching Specialized Research Courses” at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Law Libraries during April.


Carol Watson presents “Movin’ On Up: Are You Ready for Career Advancement (and do you even want it)?”

Friday, April 24, 2015

Director of the Law Library Carol A. Watson presented “Movin’ On Up: Are You Ready for Career Advancement (and do you even want it)?” at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Law Libraries during April.


Hellerstein presents on “The U.S. Subnational State Sales and Use Tax Gap and Efforts to Close It”

Friday, April 24, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein presented “The U.S. Subnational State Sales and Use Tax Gap and Efforts to Close It” to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Working Party No. 9 on Consumption Taxes, to which he is an academic advisor, in Paris, France during April.

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