Recent Faculty Scholarship & Activities August 2009



C. Donald Johnson was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the political career of Ted Kennedy and the long-standing rivalry between Kennedy and Jimmy Carter.

Peter B. Rutledge has been appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Rules Advisory Committee.

Walter Hellerstein was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's decision on whether or not the state of Massachusetts can collect taxes from an out of state retail chain that sells tires to Massachusetts residents.

Jason M. Solomon, speaker, "Getting Past Palsgraf", Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, August, 2009

David E. Shipley made a presentation on Georgia Law's Oxford program as part of a panel titled "Study Abroad: Boondoggle or Curricular Staple" at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting in August.

Russell C. Gabriel was quoted in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding whether or not finding weapons in a person's home is enough to prove ownership.

Travis M. Trimble, Environmental Law, 60 Mercer Law Review 1193 (2009)

Thomas A. Eaton was recently honored with the Southeastern Association for Law Schools' 2009 Call for Papers Award for his article "The Contours of a New PRCP, Rule 68.1: A Proposed Two-Way Offer of Settlement Provision for Federal Fee Shifting Cases" (252 F.R.D. 551 (2008) (with H. Lewis)).

Michael L. Wells, A Litigation-Oriented Approach to Teaching Federal Courts, 53 St. Louis University Law Journal 857 (2009)

Alan A. Cook, "Criminal Law" and "Evidence" in Domestic Violence Benchbook, A Guide to Civil and Criminal Proceedings (Council of Superior Court Judges, 2009) (co-authored)

Harlan Cohen, Historical American Perspectives on International Law, 15 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law 485 (2009)