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Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as Georgia Law’s Sanders Scholar

Friday, August 12, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar. Chambliss and Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Camila Knowles (who previously served as Chambliss’ chief of staff) will co-teach the class Political Leadership and the Law, where students will receive firsthand insights into public service and explore the topics of ethics, campaign finance and negotiation.


Georgia Law welcomes its new students

Friday, August 12, 2016

Orientation has begun for the Class of 2019. There are 180 students enrolled in the Juris Doctor program. They are a diverse group with a variety of backgrounds including military and public service, and 17 percent are first-generation college graduates. They hail from 23 states, and they studied at 72 undergraduate institutions. Sixteen percent self-identify as belonging to a minority group. The median undergraduate GPA of this impressive class is the highest in Georgia Law history.


Cade wins national fiddle contest

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade won first place in the Appalachian String Music Band Festival in West Virginia. With more than 3,500 participants and attendees representing all 50 states and 11 countries, the festival features some of the world's finest string band musicians and flat-foot dancers. Cade's win was featured in the West Virginia Division of Culture and History News on 8/10/16.


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Cade's NYU Law Review Online article receives a response essay

Thursday, August 11, 2016

A response essay to Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade's article "Return of the JRAD" (90 New York University Law Review Online 36 (2015)) was published in 91 New York University Law Review Online 115 (2016). It was authored by Kevin Johnson, dean of the University of California Davis School of Law.


Barnett's research referenced in City Journal

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett's research on how the federal appellate courts have applied Chevron was featured in the City Journal. The article titled "Agencies Courting Favor - or Courts Favoring Agencies" was written by Adam White and published 8/9/16.

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