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Why people who use payday loans aren't 'financially stupid,' just desperate

Friday, July 10, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa  Baradaran was quoted in the Deseret News regarding her thoughts on the payday lending industry and postal banking. The article was written by Lane Anderson and published 7/9/15.


Hashimoto's research featured in Arizona Republic news article

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Associate Dean and Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was featured in the Arizona Republic regarding a study she published in 2007 which tracked the outcomes of felony defendants who were pro se, or representing themselves, at the time of case termination. The article was written by Megan Cassidy and published 7/6/15.


Gainesville firms win Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Congratulations to the law firms Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar (category A) and Smith Gilliam Williams & Miles (category B) for winning the 2014-15 Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge. The efforts were headed by Jason A. Dean (J.D.’99) and M. Tyler Smith (J.D.’93), respectively.  Grouped by the number of Georgia Law alumni/alumnae lawyers employed at an organization, this annual competition seeks firm-wide participation of Georgia Law graduates making a personal gift to the law school during the current fiscal year.  The first firm to reach 100 percent participation in each category size wins.


West publishes article in Washington Monthly

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published “Guerrilla Warfare and the Constitution” in Washington Monthly. The article was published 7/1/15.


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Hellerstein’s treatise quoted by New York Court of Appeals

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein’s treatise, State Taxation, was quoted by the New York Court of Appeals in Burton v. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, in upholding a tax imposed on nonresidents' pro rata share of gains from the deemed asset sale of their S corporation's stock after finding no constitutional bar to taxation of a nonresident's New York-source income from a stock sale.

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