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Unlike SEC, FTC makes quick fix to ward off ALJ constitutional challenges

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Associate Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in Reuters regarding his thoughts on the SEC's approach to the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The article was written by Alison Frankel and published 9/16/15.

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Why Banks Fail So Many Americans—and a Possible Solution

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

In her new book How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy, Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran traces the history of banking in America to show how trends including deregulation and the consolidation of banks have resulted in a banking system that, while enjoying government support in the form of deposit insurance, interest-free loans, and bailouts, has no incentive to serve Americans who most need small loans. The solution to this problem, Baradaran argues, is found in every ZIP code: the United States Post Office.

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Hellerstein's articles cited in Oregon Supreme Court opinion

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein's article “State Taxation of Corporate Income from Intangibles: Allied Signal and Beyond,” (48 Tax L. Rev. 739 (1993)) was cited four times by the Oregon Supreme Court in its opinion in AT&T Corp. v. Department of Revenue, 357 Or. 691 (2015). The court also cited his article “State Income Taxation of Multijurisdictional Corporations: Reflections on Mobil, Exxon, and H.R. 5076,” (79 Mich. L. Rev. 113 (1980)) and his treatise, State Taxation (3rd ed. in 2014) (with J. Hellerstein & J. Swain) in the same opinion.

University of Georgia Alumni Association celebrates 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; Alums Boyd and Gooch included

Monday, September 14, 2015

The University of Georgia Alumni Association hosted the fifth annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon at the InterContinentalBuckhead Atlanta on Sept. 10. This program recognizes UGA alumni 40 and younger who have made great strides in their personal and professional endeavors, and maintained a lifelong commitment to the university. This year's list included Georgia Law graduates Meaghan G. Boyd (J.D.’05) and Kevin A. Gooch (J.D.’04).

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Levin publishes article in U.C. Davis Law Review

Monday, September 14, 2015

Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin has published "Rethinking Religious Minorities' Political Power" in 48 U.C. Davis Law Review 1617 (June 2015).