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Georgia Law's Sibley Lecture to address tort law

Monday, March 31, 2014

John Goldberg, Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard University, will present “Inexcusable Wrongs” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 111th Sibley Lecturer April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. An expert in tort law, tort theory and political philosophy, Goldberg will discuss how tort law has little patience for excuses while criminal law is more forgiving. The event is free and open to the public.


Law conference to address corporations’ growing role in international governance

Monday, March 31, 2014

Georgia Law will host “The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance” conference April 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. This conference will include two panels which will explore ways in which corporations are redefining the nature of international regulation. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested for planning purposes.


UGA recognized for excellence in promoting the scholar-athlete ideal

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Georgia Athletic Association Professor David E. Shipley was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for a recent honor from the National Football Foundation, which recognizes efforts for fostering excellence among student-athletes. The article appeared 3/25/2014.


Legal debate on using boastful rap lyrics as a smoking gun

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis was featured in The New York Times regarding her thoughts on rap lyrics used as evidence in trials. The article was written by Lorne Manley and appeared 3/26/14. Dennis' remarks were based on her article  "Poetic (In)Justice? Rap Music Lyrics as Art, Life, and Criminal Evidence" in 31 Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts 1 (2007).


Women and children first

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Second-year law student Blake Feldman was featured in International Educator regarding his work with unaccompanied minors during an internship with the Human Rights League in Bratislava, Slovakia. The article was written by Susan Ladika and appeared in the March/April edition.

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