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Five jurists, including a U.S. Supreme Court justice, teach law courses

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This academic year, Georgia Law students will have the opportunity to learn from a number of distinguished jurists, with two serving as Edenfield Jurists in Residence. The judges scheduled to teach include: Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas, Senior Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia David B. Sentelle (Edenfield Jurist in Residence), Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Lisa Godbey Wood (Edenfield Jurist in Residence) (pictured on the law school's homepage), Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama R. David Proctor and Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery Sam Glasscock III.


Novosel and Goldberg take top honors in negotiation competition

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Congratulations to second-year student Nichole Novosel for winning the Top Negotiator Award in Georgia Law's intramural negotiation competition. Second-year student Rachel N. Goldberg earned the First Runner-up Award, and both will be invited to join the school's competition team. More than 75 students participated in this year's tournament. 


Rosenthal argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Third-year student Matt B. Rosenthal recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as part of the law school's Appellate Litigation Clinic. The case was Lawrence Niskey v. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and the question was whether Niskey had exhausted his administrative remedies while pursuing his Title VII claims. Third-year students Mandi R. Moroz and Lesley A. O’Neill were student counsel in the case as well. They helped Rosenthal prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments, and they attended the argument in D.C.  The three judges hearing the case were Patricia A. Millett, Cornelia T.L. Pillard and Stephen F. Williams.  


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Brown publishes article in Hofstra Law Review

Monday, September 26, 2016

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. has published "In Defense of the Devil's Advocate" in 44 Hofstra Law Review 1037 (2016).


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Hellerstein participates in meeting for OECD

Monday, September 26, 2016

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein participated in the 21st meeting of the Technical Advisory Group to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Working Party 9 on Consumption Taxes in Paris, France during September.

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