Recent Faculty Scholarship & Activities November 2007



Walter Hellerstein was quoted in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel regarding the portability provision in the state of Florida.

Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Gainesville Times regarding how being assigned a death penalty case affects a judge's workload.

Donald E. Wilkes Jr., State Postconviction Remedies and Relief Handbook, 3d ed. (Thomson/West, 2007-2008)

Robert P. Bartlett's article "Taking Finance Seriously: How Debt-Financing Distorts Bidding Outcomes in Corporate Takeovers" was recently listed on SSRN's top 10 download list for entrepreneurship and finance.

Margaret V. Sachs, Securities Litigation and Enforcement: Cases and Materials, 2d. ed. (Thomson/West, 2007) (with D. Nagy and R. Painter)

David A. Brennen was quoted in the Macon Telegraph regarding donor-advised funds.

Robert P. Bartlett, speaker, "Going Private But Staying Public: Reexamining the Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Firms’ Going Private Decisions", the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the University of Georgia Finance Department, November, 2007

Donald E. Wikes Jr. was quoted in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding the possibility of a new trial in the Troy Davis death penalty case.

Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding the extraordinary motion for a new trial in the death-penalty case of Troy Anthony Davis who was convicted of killing a Savannah police officer.

Peter A. Appel, panelist, "Contemporary Issues in Human-Animal Relations," Animal Instincts: Allegory & Anthropomorphism art exhibit, November, 2007

Anne Proffitt Dupre, Blood and Turnips in School Finance Litigation: A Response to Building on Judicial Intervention, 36 Journal of Law and Education 481 (2007) (with J. Dayton)

Walter Hellerstein was quoted in an Associated Press article regarding Kentucky's municipal bond case that is being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Walter Hellerstein was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on a case challenging Kentucky's tax break on municipal-bond interest.

Paul J. Heald, speaker, "Property Rights and the Efficient Exploitation of Copyrighted Works," the Empirical Legal Scholars Conference, November, 2007

Walter Hellerstein was quoted on Bloomberg.com regarding whether the state of Kentucky is violating the Constitution by taxing income earned on out-of-state bonds while exempting interest on ones issued by its own cities.

Walter Hellerstein, speaker, "Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2007," hearing before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, of the House Committee on the Judiciary, 110th Congress, November, 2007

Harold S. Lewis Jr. (visiting professor), speaker, "Mitigating Liability Through Offers of Judgment," State Bar of Georgia's Liability of Local Governments Conference, November, 2007

Jamie Baker Roskie, speaker, "How Transferable Development Rights Can Work in Georgia", Chattahoochee Hill Country Conservancy, November, 2007