Recent Faculty Scholarship & Activities September 2008



Paul M. Kurtz was quoted in an Associated Press article regarding budget cuts to Georgia's public defender system.

David E. Shipley, chair of the university's Curriculum Committee, was quoted in The Red & Black regarding possible changes to the plus/minus grading system, which the committee will evaluate after spring semester 2009.

David A. Brennen, speaker, "Living in the Black: Barriers to Wealth Creation in the African American Community (Racial Inequality in the Tax Exemption Context)," Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Annual Legislative Conference - Issues Forum, September, 2008

Fazal Khan, panelist, "The Influence of National and State Level Health Care Reform on the Health of Georgians," Lead or be Led: The Future of Healthcare in Georgia, HealthSTAT's Leadership Symposium, September, 2008

Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge, speaker, "The Arbitration Fairness Act," U.S. Chamber of Commerce, October, 2008

Robert P. Bartlett, speaker, "Blind Consent? A Social Psychological Investigation of Non-Readership of Click-Through Agreements," Law and Economic Workshop, Cornell University, September, 2008

Rebecca Hanner White was featured in Columns regarding her role as dean of the law school.

David A. Brennen, Succeeding in the Candidate Pool: Resources Available at Association of American Law Schools for Persons Interested in Becoming a Law School Dean, 31 Seattle University Law Review 791 (2008)

Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the Consortium for Adequate School Funding possibly re-filing a lawsuit against the state.

Sonja R. West, No Civilized System of Justice, a book review of The Day Freedom Died by C. Lane, 11 Green Bag 521 (2008)

Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge was quoted in InsideCounsel magazine regarding pending U.S. congressional legislation on arbitration.

Robert P. Bartlett was quoted on Bloomberg.com regarding the possibility of a jury finding that Turner Broadcasting agreed to be bound by an oral contract.

Paul M. Kurtz was quoted in an Associate Press article regarding how Georgia's public defender system is dealing with mandatory budget cuts.

Robert P. Bartlett, speaker, "Going Private but Staying Public: Reexamining the Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Firms’ Going-Private Decisions," University of Illinois College of Law, September, 2008

Lori A. Ringhand, speaker, "Political Polarization and the Supreme Court Confirmation Process," Constitutional Law Roundtable Discussion, University of Oregon School of Law, September, 2008

Harlan Cohen, roundtable participant, "Expanding Foreign Relations Law: Constitutional and International Perspectives," Vanderbilt University Roundtable on Foreign Relations Law, September, 2008

Alexander W. Scherr was quoted in The National Jurist regarding clinical opportunities available to students at the UGA School of Law.

Daniel M. Bodansky, speaker, "A Post-Kyoto Framework for Climate Change", George Washington University Law School, September, 2008