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Submissions from 2015

Rodrigues publishes article in University of Illinois Law Review, (September 28, 2015)

Opinion: Too late for the financial crisis, Justice Department finally targets corporate execs, (September 25, 2015)

UGA professors publish recommendations for state Alzheimer’s registry, (September 25, 2015)

Baradaran publishes article in American Banker, (September 24, 2015)

Baradaran publishes book on the U.S. Postal Service providing banking services, (September 22, 2015)

Students Persuade 11th Circuit to Revive Inmate's Lawsuit, (September 22, 2015)

Hashimoto and three other UGA professors named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows, (September 21, 2015)

Unlike SEC, FTC makes quick fix to ward off ALJ constitutional challenges, (September 17, 2015)

Why Banks Fail So Many Americans—and a Possible Solution, (September 16, 2015)

Hellerstein's articles cited in Oregon Supreme Court opinion, (September 15, 2015)

Levin publishes article in U.C. Davis Law Review, (September 14, 2015)

Trimble publishes article in Mercer Law Review, (September 8, 2015)

Kirkus Reviews features Baradaran's "How the Other Half Banks", (September 4, 2015)

Leonard publishes article on the controversial Two-Midnight Rule, (September 3, 2015)

Judge Adds to Pressure on SEC Over How it Names Its Judges, (August 21, 2015)

SEC use of in-house judges ruled unconstitutional, (August 21, 2015)

Rodrigues' article cited by the Delaware Chancery Court, (August 20, 2015)

Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty, (August 18, 2015)

Hellerstein publishes chapter in VAT/GST in a Global Digital Economy, (August 17, 2015)

Former Deputy US AG and Pepsico GC Goes to Finch McCranie, (July 30, 2015)

Carlson's book cited by Georgia Court of Appeals, (July 29, 2015)

Cook's book cited by Georgia Court of Appeals, (July 29, 2015)

Leonard publishes article in Jotwell's Health Law Section, (July 27, 2015)

Cohen publishes article in AJIL Unbound, (July 23, 2015)

Hellerstein publishes article in Journal of Taxation, (July 23, 2015)

DNA & Innocence, (July 22, 2015)

Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships, (July 22, 2015)

The “Term in Review”, (July 22, 2015)

The “Term in Review”, (July 22, 2015)

Why people who use payday loans aren't 'financially stupid,' just desperate, (July 10, 2015)

Hashimoto's research featured in Arizona Republic news article, (July 8, 2015)

Hellerstein’s treatise quoted by New York Court of Appeals, (July 2, 2015)

West publishes article in Washington Monthly, (July 2, 2015)

Sachs participates in Duke law school seminar, (June 30, 2015)

Amann publishes “Commentary on the 2014 Grotius Lecture”, (June 29, 2015)

Chapman’s article cited in Supreme Court opinion, (June 29, 2015)

Meyer publishes “How Compliance Understates Effectiveness”, (June 29, 2015)

Amann publishes article in Nordic Journal of International Law, (June 26, 2015)

Waiting to Marry Until Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Georgia, (June 24, 2015)

Hellerstein’s treatise cited by California Court of Appeal, (June 22, 2015)

Cade presents “Enforcing Immigration Equity”, (June 17, 2015)

Cade’s articles cited in Human Rights Watch report, (June 17, 2015)

The Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Decision Will Affect Divorce, Too, (June 17, 2015)

Get Caught with Pot, Face Deportation, (June 16, 2015)

Amann presents on "Human Sovereignty, A Path to Human Security in an Era of Climate Change", (June 15, 2015)

ChexSystems Score: What It Is & How To Improve It, (June 15, 2015)

SEC Judge Declines to Submit Affidavit of No Bias, (June 12, 2015)

When Small Banks Merge, There are Big Stakes for Customers, (June 10, 2015)

Baradaran to serve as associate editor of International Banking and Securities Law journal, (June 9, 2015)

Barnett's article cited in federal judge's opinion, (June 9, 2015)

Federal Judge Rules SEC In-House Judge’s Appointment ‘Likely Unconstitutional’, (June 9, 2015)

Cade participates in symposium on Mellouli v. Lynch, (June 8, 2015)

Can the US post office deliver financial inclusion?, (June 8, 2015)

Deal makes his mark on Georgia’s judiciary, and it’s likely to grow, (June 8, 2015)

Amgen Subpoenas a Journalist as it Fights a Shareholder Lawsuit, (June 5, 2015)

West participates in panel on media law in the wake of Ferguson, (June 5, 2015)

Ethics Conference Speakers Warn Lawyers: Technological Ignorance Has Consequences, (June 4, 2015)

Brown presents on “Technology’s Threat to Client Confidentiality”, (June 3, 2015)

Blatter Re-Election is the Last Thing FIFA Needs, (June 1, 2015)

Cohen publishes article in George Washington Law Review, (June 1, 2015)

The promise of legal representation often not fulfilled, (June 1, 2015)

The promise of legal representation often not fulfilled, (June 1, 2015)

US Supreme Court rule on earnings tax could hurt Kansas, (June 1, 2015)

Supreme Court ruling could mean millions in lost revenue for Kansas and Kansas City, (May 29, 2015)

Wells publishes article in St. John’s Law Review, (May 26, 2015)

Cade publishes article in Immigration and Nationality Review, (May 21, 2015)

Carol Watson presents “The Open Access Advantage of American Law”, (May 21, 2015)

Does the First Amendment provide special protection for the media – or the same protection for all speakers?, (May 20, 2015)

Meyer presents “How Local Discrimination Promotes Global Public Goods”, (May 20, 2015)

Cohen presents on American policy in the Middle East, (May 19, 2015)

Georgia landowners fight eminent domain over pipeline, (May 19, 2015)

Hellerstein’s treatise cited by U.S. Supreme Court, (May 18, 2015)

Sachs publishes article in U.C. Davis Law Review, (May 18, 2015)

UGA Law Prof Pushes US Senators for Misdemeanor Right to Counsel, (May 15, 2015)

Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts, (May 14, 2015)

Hashimoto testifies before U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, (May 14, 2015)

Dennis publishes article in Nevada Law Journal, (May 11, 2015)

Thompson publishes article in Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, (May 11, 2015)

Cohen presents on “Are We (Americans) All International Legal Realists Now?”, (May 7, 2015)

Gwinnett DA over-reaches on Sheriff Hill shooting statement, (May 6, 2015)

Smith named president of Association for Law, Property and Society, (May 4, 2015)

Smith participates in book panel discussion on "Land Use Law and Disability", (May 4, 2015)

West presents on “’The Press’ Then & Now”, (May 4, 2015)

A Constitutional Challenge to NYC’s Ban on Dancing, (May 1, 2015)

Brown, Ringhand and Turner recognized by students, (April 30, 2015)

Hellerstein cited in Oregon Tax Court opinion, (April 30, 2015)

Burnett presents to Southeastern Association of Law Libraries, (April 24, 2015)

Carol Watson presents “Movin’ On Up: Are You Ready for Career Advancement (and do you even want it)?”, (April 24, 2015)

Hellerstein presents on “The U.S. Subnational State Sales and Use Tax Gap and Efforts to Close It”, (April 24, 2015)

Moore and Striepe present “The Librarians Strike Back: Implementing Strike Teams to Get Stuff Done”, (April 24, 2015)

Moore presents to Southeastern Association of Law Libraries, (April 24, 2015)

Atlanta Cheating Scandal Raises Concerns About Academic Integrity, (April 23, 2015)

The “Netflix tax” – coming to a country near you, (April 22, 2015)

Judge in Atlanta school cheating scandal may reconsider tough sentences, (April 21, 2015)

Rights of victims, defendant pitted in Simcox molestation case, (April 21, 2015)

Barnett publishes article in New York University Law Review, (April 20, 2015)

Burch publishes article in New York University Law Review, (April 20, 2015)

Does GE Capital Sale Concentrate Risk or Spread It Around? Weekly Wrap, (April 20, 2015)

Burch presents at Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy, (April 17, 2015)

Sachs’ research used in certiorari petition, (April 17, 2015)