Recent Faculty Scholarship & Activities October 2009



David E. Shipley will succeed UGA Vice President for Instruction Jere W. Morehead as faculty athletics representative effective July 1, 2010. The faculty athletics representative is responsible for assuring academic compliance with NCAA regulations and academic success for student athletes.

Fazal Khan was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the state of the U.S. health care system in comparison to the systems in Canada and Europe.

Walter Hellerstein's study of the constitutionality of the Save Our Homes Amendment to the Florida Constitution was cited by both sides in litigation over the constitutionality of the Amendment, according to a story in the Miami Herald.

Visiting Professor Richard J. Peltz, "Copyright/Intellectual Freedom" and "Freedom of Information Act" in the Encyclopedia of Journalism (C. Sterling, ed.) (Sage Publications, 2009)

Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was quoted in The Red & Black regarding the theme of the 10th Annual Legal Ethics & Professionalism Symposium, hosted by the School of Law.

James C. Smith, speaker, "Scrutinizing the Residents of Public Housing: The Rise of Federally Mandated Exclusionary Rules", the NEPOC legal scholarship conference at the University of Buffalo Law School, October, 2009

Jamie Baker Roskie was presented with the Trailblazer Award by the Newtown Florist Club for more than two years of work by her and clinic students addressing land use and environmental justice issues.

Visiting Professor Miriam A. Cherry, speaker, "New Voices in Comparative Law", a panel of the American Comparative Law Society, October, 2009

Jamie Baker Roskie has been named co-editor of the Land Use Prof Blog.

Walter Hellerstein, Classifying State and Local Taxes: Current Controversies, 54 State Tax Notes 35 (2009) (with J. Swain)

Michael L. Wells, Cases and Materials on Federal Courts (Thomson/West, 2007) (with W. Marshall and L.Yackle) (Supp. 2009)

C. Ronald Ellington was recently honored with the UGA Blue Key Service Award. This award recognizes contributions to the nation, state, UGA and the community.

James F. Ponsoldt, Toward the Reaffirmation of the Antitrust Rule of Per Se Illegality as a Law of Rules for Horizontal Price Fixing and Territorial Allocation Agreements: A Reflection on the Palmer Case in a Renewed Era of Economic Regulation, 62 Southern Methodist University Law Review 635 (2009)