UGA conference to explore Savannah harbor expansion and other coastal issues

Friday, February 18, 2011

Legal and environmental issues currently affecting the Georgia coast will be the focus of the University of Georgia School of Law's 23rd Annual Red Clay Conference. Titled "Coastal Change: A 'Shore' Thing," the conference will take place March 4 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will begin at 8:30 a.m.


UGA law professor Randy Beck named the inaugural holder of the Marshall Chair

Friday, February 18, 2011

Georgia Law professor Randy Beck has been appointed the first holder of the Justice Thomas O. Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law. This chair was established by Angie Fitts Marshall in honor of her late husband, Thomas O. Marshall Jr. (LL.B.'48). It is designed to strengthen the programs of the law school by supporting the work of a full professor of outstanding national reputation.


Georgia Law to host re-enactment of legal case that desegregated UGA followed by legal panel

Monday, February 14, 2011

A re-enactment of the legal trial that desegregated the University of Georgia will be held Feb. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in the School of Law's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. It will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham, U.S. District Court Judge Horace T. Ward, Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Maureen Downey and local attorney Kenneth I. Dious.


Faivre places second in FBA tax law writing competition

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law student Stephen R. Faivre who earned second place for his paper "An Imprudent Proposal: The Case Against Restricting the CUT Method in U.S. Transfer Pricing" in the Federal Bar Association Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition. His paper will be published in the Report, the FBA Tax Section's newsletter. A revised version will also be published in the June 2011 issue of The Federal Lawyer.


Dillard wins closing argument competition

Monday, February 7, 2011

Congratulations to first-year law student Tyler A. Dillard for winning the School of Law's 2011 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to Rory A. Weeks, who made it to the final round of the competition, and to all the other first-year students for a job well done.

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