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Georgia Law dedicates courtroom in honor of Butler family

Monday, November 28, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law recently dedicated the James E. Butler Courtroom in the school’s Rusk Hall, honoring three generations of the Butler family – James E. Butler, 1977 alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. and 2008 alumnus James E. “Jeb” Butler III. The occasion also marked the portrait unveiling of Jim Butler. The painting, by artist Beth Stephens, now hangs outside the courtroom.

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Weeks presents at Harvard Law School

Monday, November 28, 2016

Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks presented on her book "Healthism: Health Status Discrimination and the Law" at the Health Law Workshop at Harvard Law School during November. 

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Amann presents at launch of International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Policy on Children

Monday, November 21, 2016

Associate Dean and Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann took part in the launch of the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Policy on Children at The Hague, Netherlands, during November. Amann presented a speech in her capacity as the Prosecutor's Special Adviser on Children in and Affected by Armed Conflict. In this role, she also assisted in the preparation of the policy.

Appel speaks on climate change

Monday, November 21, 2016

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was interviewed for a Grady Newsource story regarding climate change policies in light of the recent election. The story previewed a UGA panel Appel participated in titled "Climate Change Policy and the Election." The interview was conducted by Damisi Fawole and published 11/16/16.

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Appel speaks on the Wilderness Act

Monday, November 21, 2016

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel delivered a talk titled "The Authority of the Wilderness Act, Other Laws and Land Designations" at an interagency regional wilderness stewardship training session sponsored by the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center during November.