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Hellerstein’s treatise cited by U.S. Supreme Court

Monday, May 18, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Francis Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein’s treatise “State Taxation” was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in the majority opinion in the Supreme Court case of Comptroller v. Wynne, for the proposition that the near-universal state practice is to provide credits against personal income taxes for such taxes paid to other states.

Sachs publishes article in U.C. Davis Law Review

Monday, May 18, 2015

Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs has published “Superstar Judges As Entrepreneurs: The Untold Story Of Fraud-On-The-Market” in 48 U.C. Davis Law Review 1207 (2015).

UGA Law Prof Pushes US Senators for Misdemeanor Right to Counsel

Friday, May 15, 2015

Associate Dean and Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was quoted in the Daily Report regarding her testimony at the U.S. Senate Judicial Committee hearing on the constitutional rights of indigents charged with misdemeanors. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and published 5/14/15.

Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Associate Dean and Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was quoted in the Augusta Chronicle regarding her thoughts on civil rights violations in low-level criminal courts. The article was written by Sandy Hodson and published 5/13/15.

Georgia Law graduate Sally Yates confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Recently, Sally Quillian Yates, former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia and a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, was confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general. Nominated by President Barack Obama late last year, Yates has been serving in an acting capacity in the No. 2 post at the U.S. Department of Justice. She replaced Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole.