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Georgia Law conference to focus on social justice issues

Monday, February 25, 2013

Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.


Move to oust DeKalb board poses legal question

Monday, February 25, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the legality of Gov. Nathan Deal suspending local school board members. The article was written by Daarel Burnette II and Ty Tagami and appeared on 2/23/13.


Georgia Law conference to explore sustainability in Georgia

Monday, February 25, 2013

Georgia Law’s 25th Annual Red Clay Conference will be held March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will explore the environmental costs and benefits of sustainable business, government and energy in Georgia. For planning purposes, registration is requested at www.law.uga.edu/red-clay-conference before Feb. 27.


Georgia Law to host music industry conference and free legal clinic

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Third Annual Protect Athens Music Conference will be held Feb. 27 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Melting Point in downtown Athens. It will address issues such as copyright and licensing, touring, how to run a record label, merchandising and a myriad of legal matters surrounding the music industry.


Walter Hellerstein publishes chapter in VAT Exemptions: Consequences and Design Alternatives

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has published “Comparing the Treatment of Charities under Value Added Taxes and Retail Sales Taxes,” in VAT Exemptions: Consequences and Design Alternatives (R. de la Feria ed.) (Wolters Kluwer, 2013).

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