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Smith named president of Association for Law, Property and Society

Monday, May 4, 2015

Martin Chair James C. “Jim" Smith was recently elected the 2015-2016 president of the Association for Law, Property and Society at the organization’s annual meeting, which was held in Athens and brought together 141 property scholars from many countries throughout the world. ALPS is a membership organization for academics doing interdisciplinary legal scholarship on all aspects of property law and policy, including real, personal, intellectual, intangible, cultural and other forms of property.


Law Day – and a Look Back

Friday, May 1, 2015

Georgia Law was mentioned in a Huffington Post Politics blog regarding the visit and speech Robert F. Kennedy gave to the law school in 1961 shortly after the university was integrated. The article was written by Kerry Kennedy and published 4/30/15.


Juris Doctor counted among the best graduate degrees for jobs in 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Fortune Magazine has ranked the Juris Doctor sixth overall in the best graduate degrees for jobs in 2015. Rankings were based on job growth, median salary and job satisfaction. The article was written by Jill Hamburg Coplan and appeared 4/27/15.


A Constitutional Challenge to NYC’s Ban on Dancing

Friday, May 1, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West published "A Constitutional Challenge to NYC's Ban on Dancing" on the Huffington Post regarding a challenge to New York City’s “cabaret law.” The article also mentions Georgia Law alumnus Andrew M. Muchmore (J.D.’08). The article was published 4/30/15.


Brown, Ringhand and Turner recognized by students

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Three faculty members were recognized this year by Georgia Law students. They include: Associate Dean Lonnie T. Brown Jr. with the Student Bar Association Professionalism Award, Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand with the Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching and Associate Professor Christian Turner with the O’Byrne Memorial Award for Significant Contributions Furthering Student-Faculty Relations.

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