Faculty News

Professor Roberts Co-Authors West Hornbook

Savannah Law School Professor Caprice Roberts has co-authored Dobbs and Roberts’s Law of Remedies, Damages, Equity, Restitution, 3d (Hornbook Series). This is an incredible accomplishment. This definitive treatise explains available remedies across a wide range of public and private causes … Continue reading

 

Professor McGee to Speak at National Clean Water Law Seminar

On Thursday, November 16th, Savannah Law School Associate Professor Kellyn McGee will be speaking at the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) National Clean Water Law Seminar in Savannah. Specifically, Professor McGee will serve on the panel, “Who Wants to … Continue reading

 

Marc Roark Appointed to the Fulbright Specialist Roster

Savannah Law School (SLS) Professor Marc Roark has been appointed to the Fulbright Specialist Roster. The Fulbright Specialist Program is a unique opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two- to six-week, project-based exchanges at host institutions … Continue reading

 

Professor Wright’s Recent Accomplishments

Savannah Law School (SLS) Associate Professor Andrew Wright has experienced an active and accomplished few months. No stranger to a busy schedule and a dynamic presence in the legal community, Professor Wright is a great embodiment of the spirit of … Continue reading

 

Professor Harpalani Quoted Extensively in The Boston Globe

Professor Vinay Harpalani was recently quoted extensively in an article published in The Boston Globe. The article, “The majority of Harvard’s incoming class is nonwhite” can be accessed here. The article centers on the diversity of Harvard University’s freshmen class. … Continue reading

 

Professor Roark’s Upcoming Engagements Abroad

Professor Marc Roark is having a very active September! He is currently an International Visiting Scholar in Residence at the University of Essex in the United Kingdom. He will be there until the 24th of September. Additionally, on September 18th, Professor Roark will … Continue reading

 

Professor Andy Wright Mentors Brandeis School of Law Professor Justin Walker

In an upcoming article, Brandeis Law Professor Justin Walker argues that a president should have a significant degree of control over an FBI director — as much control as the president has over the military. The largest section of the article is about … Continue reading

 

Professor McGee to Present at Two Seminars in August

Savannah Law School (SLS) Associate Professor, Kellyn McGee, will be presenting at two seminars this month. At SLS, Professor McGee teaches Civil Procedure, ADR, and Professional Responsibility. She is the former Assistant General Counsel for the State Bar of Georgia. … Continue reading

 

Professor Andrew Wright Named Professor of the Year

Savannah Law School (SLS) Associate Professor Andrew Wright has been named the 2016-2017 Professor of the Year. Professor of the Year is an award voted upon by the students of Savannah Law School. Professor Wright teaches constitutional law, criminal law, … Continue reading

 

Professor McGee to Speak at ABA Section of Family Law 2017 Spring CLE Conference

Savannah Law School (“SLS”) Associate Professor, Kellyn McGee, has been invited to speak at the ABA Section of Family Law Spring CLE Conference. The event will be held May 3-6, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah. Professor McGee will … Continue reading

 

Professor Roark to serve as International Visiting Fellow

Professor Marc Roark has been selected to be an International Visiting Fellow at the University of Essex from September 10 through September 24, 2017. At the University of Essex Professor Roark will engage in research and associated activities.   The University … Continue reading

 

Professor Roark to Participate in University of Essex Workshop

CALL FOR PAPERS  A Workshop on Property, Vulnerability, and Resilience September 22-23, 2017 A Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative & University of Essex Workshop University of Essex, United Kingdom The UK, the US and other ‘advanced democracies’ are currently … Continue reading

 

Professor Wright Recently Participated in a Discussion on the Bloomberg Law Radio Show

Savannah Law School Professor Andy Wright, along with Steve Vladeck of University of Texas School of Law, recently participated in a discussion on the Bloomberg Law Radio Show. The Bloomberg Law Radio Show features hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and … Continue reading

 

Professor Wright Quoted in Law360 Article

Savannah Law School Professor Andy Wright was recently quoted several times in a Law360 article. The article is titled Counsel to the President, The Lawyer Who Will Shape Trump’s Presidency and can be accessed here. Law360 is daily newsletter with over 1 … Continue reading

 

Associate Dean Keith Harrison appointed by the Secretary of Defense to serve on the Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces

Associate Dean Keith Harrison was recently appointed by the Secretary of Defense to serve on the Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (the Committee). The Committee was established by the Secretary … Continue reading

 

Professor Harpalani Awarded Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award

Savannah Law School Associate Professor Vinay Harpalani was recently awarded the Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award by the Section on Minority Groups within The Association of American Law Schools (“AALS”). The mission of AALS is to “uphold and advance excellence … Continue reading

 

Professor Harpalani Works with Team to File An Amicus Brief at the New York Court of Appeals

The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality (“Korematsu Center”) recently filed an amicus brief with the New York Court of Appeals. An amicus brief is filed by a person or a group of people who are not a … Continue reading

 

Professor Wright Recently Participated in Washington, D.C. Panel on Congressional-Executive Oversight Disputes

Andrew Wright, Associate Professor at Savannah Law School, recently participated in a panel discussion of struggles between Congress and the Executive Branch over access to information. The program, “A Right to ‘Know,’ or a Right to ‘No,’” featured prominent practitioners … Continue reading

 

Professor McGee Selected to Serve on State Bar Committees

Professor Kellyn O. McGee has been appointed to serve as a member of four committees of the State Bar of Georgia for the 2016-2017 year. She was selected for the Disciplinary Rules & Procedures Committee, the Committee to Promote Inclusion in … Continue reading

 

Professor Wright to Participate in Filson Public Conference

Professor Wright will participate in the Filson Institute Public Conference – The People’s Constitution: Our 18th Century Constitution in Modern Context in Louisville, KY. The Conference is presented by The Filson Historical Society, Kentucky’s oldest privately supported Historic Society. The Conference … Continue reading