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Graduates gain victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Congratulations to former Appellate Litigation Clinic students Corey J. Goerdt (J.D.’15) and Nicola M. Rossi (J.D.’15), who earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in the case of Brooks v. Warden, et al. After full briefing and oral argument, the court reversed the district court, concluding that the plaintiff may proceed with his claim alleging a violation of his § 1983 Eighth Amendment right to basic sanitation.

Kirkus Reviews features Baradaran's "How the Other Half Banks"

Friday, September 4, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran's forthcoming book, "How the Other Half Banks," was referred to as "a comprehensive addition to the ongoing discussions of both inequality and the financial system" by Kirkus Reviews. The article appeared in the Aug. 1, 2015, issue.

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Leonard publishes article on the controversial Two-Midnight Rule

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard has published "CMS' Proposed Changes to the Two-Midnight Rule: Partial Restoration of Medical Judgment" in the Health Affairs Blog (September 1, 2015).

Georgia Law welcomes its 2015-16 LL.M. class

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Georgia Law proudly welcomes 14 foreign-trained lawyers from nine countries to Athens for one year of legal study in the school’s Master of Laws program. The students are from five continents, and their work backgrounds include service in a global technology company based in China and in the Bangladesh Supreme Court, State Ministries of Justice in Nigeria, the Federal Court of Taxation Law and Administrative Justice in Mexico and the Supreme People’s Court of China.

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Former U.S. Sen. Chambliss kicks off semester of political, legal insights as Sanders Scholar at Georgia Law

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Students taking the course Political Leadership and the Law at the University of Georgia School of Law this semester are receiving firsthand insights into public service from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. He is co-teaching the class for the fall 2015 semester with his former chief of staff, Camila Knowles, who is now serving as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The first class was held Aug. 24, 2015.