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Hamilton and the First Amendment Clinic featured in the Georgia Recorder

Thursday, December 17, 2020

First Amendment Clinic Legal Fellow Samantha Hamilton was featured in the Georgia Recorder regarding Columbus Water Works releasing details of legal charges associated with new water quality requirements being imposed. The article titled "Columbus spends big to fight against Chattahoochee pollution limits" was written by Jill Nolin and published 12/17/20.

Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case in Ninth Circuit

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The Appellate Litigation Clinic has won one of its cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In Arellano Herrera v. Barr, third-year student Jason N. Sigalos argued for deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture with the main issues being whether the clinic's client could relocate and whether a government official would acquiesce to her torture. Sigalos co-wrote the briefs with fellow third-year student Mollie M. Fiero and 2020 graduate John Lex Kenerly IV. Notably, this was the first virtual oral argument for the clinic and its students.  

Khan featured on 11 Alive

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Associate Professor Fazal R. Khan was featured on 11 Alive, Atlanta's NBC TV affiliate, regarding whether or not your employer can require you to get a vaccine. The "Why Guy" segment titled "Why can your employer require you to get a COVID vaccine?" hosted by Jerry Carnes aired 12/16/20. 

School of Law recognizes employees for service

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The School of Law recently honored several employees for their years of service to the institution. Additionally, four individuals who are retiring were recognized.

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Hellerstein published article on state taxation of cross-border online sales

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein published “The rapidly evolving universe of US state taxation of cross-border online sales after South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., and its implications for Australian businesses” in 18 ejournal of Tax Research 320 (2020).