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Move to oust DeKalb board poses legal question

Monday, February 25, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the legality of Gov. Nathan Deal suspending local school board members. The article was written by Daarel Burnette II and Ty Tagami and appeared on 2/23/13.


Georgia Law wins national moot court competition

Monday, February 25, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law students Katie A. Croghan and Mary Beth Martinez for capturing first place at the 23rd Annual National First Amendment Moot Court Competition, which took place at Vanderbilt Law School during February.


Walter Hellerstein publishes chapter in VAT Exemptions: Consequences and Design Alternatives

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has published “Comparing the Treatment of Charities under Value Added Taxes and Retail Sales Taxes,” in VAT Exemptions: Consequences and Design Alternatives (R. de la Feria ed.) (Wolters Kluwer, 2013).


Georgia Law conference to focus on social justice issues

Monday, February 25, 2013

Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.


Georgia Law finishes fourth in the ABA National Negotiation Competition

Monday, February 18, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law students Kenneth J. Bentley and Amanda J. Shaw for their top four finish out of more than 220 teams from across the country at the American Bar Association Law Student Division Negotiation Competition.

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