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Kadri featured on Bloomberg Law

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Assistant Professor Thomas E. Kadri was featured on Bloomberg Law regarding the use of shared consumer data on social media platforms by other parties. The article titled "Scraping Episodes Highlight Debate Over Anti-Hacking Law's Scope" was written by Andrea Vittorio and published 5/4/21.

UGA moot court program ranked 2nd in nation

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The School of Law's moot court program was recently ranked number two in the nation based on competition performances during the 2020-21 academic year. The University of Houston Law Center compiles this ranking to determine which 16 law schools to invite to its Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship each spring. UGA has won this "best of the best" competition twice and finished as finalists twice in the tournament's 12-year history.

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice to deliver 2021 School of Law Commencement address

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton will deliver the University of Georgia School of Law’s 2021 Commencement address May 22 in Stegeman Coliseum, with social distancing measures in place. Approximately 215 students will be eligible to participate in this year’s ceremony for Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L) candidates. The ticketed event will start at 10 a.m. with social distancing measures and the university’s Clear Bag Policy in effect. Details for the livestreaming of the ceremony and virtual program will be available soon.

Brown featured on Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Monday, May 3, 2021

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism & Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was featured on the Pacifica Radio Network's "Ralph Nader Radio Hour" regarding his book Defending the Public's Enemy: The Life and Legacy of Ramsey Clark. The show titled "We Need a New Fairness Doctrine" aired 5/1/21.

First Amendment Clinic files amicus brief

Monday, May 3, 2021

The First Amendment Clinic has filed an amicus brief in the case ACLU v. Zeh urging the Georgia Supreme Court to correct a ruling by the state Court of Appeals that could weaken free speech and free press protections under Georgia’s anti-Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation statute. The brief was primarily authored by clinic Director Clare R. Norins and third-year student Michael Sloman, with contributions from the University of Virginia School of Law’s First Amendment Clinic.