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UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address social justice

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., will present “Social Justice Lawyering: Confronting Power, Racial and Economic Injustice and Hopelessness Within the Law” at the University of Georgia School of Law’s 109th Sibley Lecture March 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall.


Sixth Georgia Law graduate selected to clerk for U.S. Supreme Court in nine years

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Georgia Law 2011 graduate Andrew A. Pinson has been chosen to serve as a judicial clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for the October 2013 term.  His selection makes him the sixth Georgia Law graduate in nine years to be selected to clerk for our nation's highest court.  


Diane Amann delivers talk on the international criminal court

Monday, March 11, 2013

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented "Children and the Early Jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court" as part of the Criminal Justice Forum Series at Cleveland State University-Marshall College of Law and at a faculty workshop at John Marshall Law School in Chicago during March.


Private school tax credits in Georgia attract abuse, critics say, but Alabama has stronger controls in place

Monday, March 11, 2013

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was quoted by AL.com, an Alabama news website, regarding a new bill in the state of Alabama that, if passed, could allow tax credits to either individuals or businesses that donate money to pay tuition at private schools for qualifying students. The article was written by Robert McClendon and appeared on 3/8/13.


Conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo

Monday, March 11, 2013

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center will present “The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years” on March 22. During this daylong conference, Cuban and American diplomats, scholars, legal practitioners and trade specialists will examine the effectiveness and consequences of economic sanctions as well as the potential impact of revising or lifting the U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba.

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