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In Memoriam: Eric M. "Rick" Holmes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor Eric M. "Rick" Holmes, who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 1977. He taught in the areas of insurance, contracts and Uniform Commercial Code for more than one decade in Athens. Holmes passed away on March 28, and he is survived by his wife, Dale.  


Can Rap Lyrics Send You to Jail? If You're a Young Black Male, Yes.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis was quoted in The Daily Beast regarding her thoughts on defendants being prosecuted using rap lyrics they have authored. The article was written by Lewis Beale and published 4/6/15.


Carol Watson publishes article in Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Monday, April 6, 2015

Law Library Director Carol A. Watson has published “The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews” in 97 Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society 4 (2015) (with J. Donovan and C. Osborne).


Music Lawyers Explore Fine Lines Highlighted by ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict

Friday, April 3, 2015

Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding the law school's Journal of Intellectual Property Law Music and Technology Conference on March 27. Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Law David E. Shipley, who served as a moderator, was quoted in the article regarding his thoughts on fair use and other copyright standards.


Carol Watson receives Outstanding Article Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

Congratulations to Law Library Director Carol A. Watson, who was recognized by the American Association of Law Libraries’ Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section with the Outstanding Article Award for her article “The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews” in 3A Edison: Law and Technology 1 (2015) (with J. Donovan and C. Osborne).

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