Media Guide

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Diane Marie Amann
Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center
Children and International Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Law, Laws of War, National Security Law, Refugee & Asylum Law, U.S. Supreme Court

Brian Atkinson
Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Staff Attorney
Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Welfare Law and Practice, Child Sexual Abuse Cases and Laws, Child Welfare, Children in Foster Care, Sexual Exploitation, Sex Trafficking, Trauma-informed Lawyering

Kent Barnett
J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law
Administrative Law, Consumer Law, Contracts

Randy Beck
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Justice Thomas O. Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law, Property, Trusts & Estates, U.S. Supreme Court

Lonnie T. Brown Jr.
A. Gus Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism & Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor
Attorney Discipline, Civil Procedure, Legal Ethics

Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Complex Litigation, Mass Torts

Thomas V. Burch
Appellate Litigation Clinic Director
Appellate Litigation, Appellate Practice, Arbitration

Christopher M. Bruner
Stembler Family Distinguished Professor in Business Law
Corporate Law (comparative), Corporate Law (US), Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Regulation

Anne Burnett
Foreign and International Law Librarian

Jason A. Cade
Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Experiential Learning, J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law & Community Health Law Partnership Clinic Director
Administrative Law, Civil Detention, Crimmigration, Food Stamps, Immigration Law, Refugee & Asylum Law, Sanctuary Laws, Welfare and Benefits

Ronald L. Carlson
Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Trial Practice

Kellie Casey
Director of Advocacy
Advocacy, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Nathan S. Chapman
Pope F. Brock Associate Professor in Professional Responsibility
Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Free Speech, Legal Ethics, Religious Freedom

Catherine Nemetz Clutter
Legal Writing Instructor

Dan T. Coenen
University Professor, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor & Harmon W. Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law

Harlan G. Cohen
Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professor in International Law & Faculty Co-Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center
Foreign Affairs & Constitution, Global Governance, International Human Rights, International Law, International Trade, National Security Law, Trade Policy

Julian A. Cook III
J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence

Andrea L. Dennis
Associate Dean for Faculty Development & John Byrd Martin Chair of Law
Child Welfare, Criminal Defense, Criminal Informants & Cooperators, Criminal Law & Procedure, Discipline & Punishment of Athletes, Evidence, Family Law, Hip Hop & the Law, Juvenile Delinquency, Race & Law

Melissa J. Durkee
Allen Post Professor
Climate Change, Corporate Governance, Corporations, Global Governance, International Environmental Law, International Law, International Organizations, Space Law, Treaties

Russell C. Gabriel
Clinical Professor & Criminal Defense Practicum Director
Capital Punishment, Criminal Defense, Criminal Law & Procedure, Indigent Defense, Race & Law

Elizabeth M. Grant
Assistant Clinical Professor & Director of the Civil Externship Program and Public Interest Practicum
Access to Justice/Court Self-help, Criminal Defense, Criminal Records Restrction, Landlord/Tenant Law, Poverty Law, Public Interest Law

Allison G. Hale
Director of Academic Enhancement Program & Faculty Advisor for Master in the Study of Law Program
Legal Research & Writing

Matthew I. Hall
Associate Professor of Law
Civil Procedure, Federal Court Jurisdiction, The Law of Ethics & Lawyering

Walter Hellerstein
Distinguished Research Professor & Francis Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus
Cross-border Taxation (interstate and international), State & Local Taxation, Taxation of the Digital Economy (interstate and international)

Emma M. Hetherington
Assistant Clinical Professor & Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Director
Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Sexual Abuse Cases and Laws, Child Welfare, Child Welfare Law and Practice, Children in Foster Care, Sex Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation, Trauma-informed Lawyering