Savannah Law School Professor Helps File An Amicus Brief at New York Court of Appeals

The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality (“Korematsu Center”) hass recently filed an amicus brief with the New York City Court of Appeals. Essentially, individuals or groups who are not a party to the lawsuit but who have a strong interest on the topic may file an amicus brief. Continue reading

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Savannah Professor Participated in D.C. Panel on Congressional-Executive Oversight Disputes

Andrew Wright, Partner Professor at Savannah Law School, just recently participated in a panel conversation of struggles in between Congress and the Executive Branch over access to info. The program, “A Right to ‘Know,’ or a Right to ‘No,'” included prominent practitioners and academics on Congress and the Executive, consisting of previous U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.). Continue reading

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Local Law School Adds New Board Member

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and Savannah Law School are pleased to announce the addition of Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker, the County Attorney for Fulton County, Georgia, to the Board of Directors. Continue reading

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Savannah Law Professor Selected to Serve on State Bar Committees

Professor Kellyn O. McGee has been selected to work as a member of four committees of the State Bar of Georgia for the 2016-2017 year. She was chosen for the Disciplinary Rules & Procedures Committee, the Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, Programs Committee, and Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee. Continue reading

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Atlanta Law Professor Cited in Groundbreaking Regulation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a firm under Health and Human Services, just recently released a historical new regulation that forbids retirement home getting federal financing from utilizing pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements when dealing with claims involving senior abuse, sexual harassment and wrongful death, to name a few things. Continue reading

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Alpa Amin Named in Top 40 Under 40

Atlanta’s John Marshall Alumna, Alpa Amin, was just recently named among Georgia Trend’s 40 Under 40. The 2016 Georgia Trend 40 Under 40 represent a myriad of professions. The 40 chosen were picked from nominations made by readers of Georgia Trend throughout the state and the final choices were made by the editorial staff. Continue reading

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SALT Awards Awards 2016 Junior Faculty Teaching Award to Savannah Professor

Savannah Law School Professor Harpalani has been granted the esteemed 2016 Junior Faculty Teaching Award by the Society of American Law Teachers (‘SALT’). The award recognizes an exceptional and emerging law professor who demonstrates a commitment to justice, equality and scholastic excellence. Professor Harpalani was picked for the award among a field of extremely deserving nominees. Continue reading

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