Author Archives: Anne Burnett

About Anne Burnett

Foreign and International Law Librarian

From Law School to Diplomacy in Libya: Threading a Path Through the Foreign Service

William Roebuck, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Egypt and Maghreb Affairs and a Georgia Law alumnus (J.D. ’92), presented a March 19, 2014, lunchtime lecture organized by 3L Kaitlin Ball and sponsored by the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and … Continue reading

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UGA Email Migrates This Weekend

The university will begin migrating UGAMail email to Office 365 Education at 6pm tonight. The process is expected to continue through Sunday night, although it could take longer. To keep everyone informed of the progress of the migration, the university’s … Continue reading

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25 Greatest Law Novels

Which legal-themed novels would make your Best Ever list? The American Bar Association recently convened a panel of experts (“a worthy group of particularly well-read lawyers and scholars”) who chose their “25 Greatest Law Novels…Ever!” in the August 2013 ABA … Continue reading

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Tech Tips in Two Minutes

Looking for quick reviews of cool new apps and tech applicable to law? The ABA Journal’s Business of Law section commenced a new series of tech mini-reviews this month. The first batch of items getting the mini-review treatment by blogging … Continue reading

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Wired Poses Q: Does Superman Have Legal Obligation to Save Lives?

Wired Magazine’s Underwired blog applies American tort law to the facts in the new Superman movie, Man of Steel. If you’re not worried about spoilers, see which states might impose upon Clark Kent a duty to rescue. Also find out … Continue reading

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Happy Europe Day!

May 9 commemorates the 1950 Schuman Declaration which proposed merging the coal and steel industries of European countries in a way that would preclude future wars between the countries. Today, the European Union ties together the economic interests (and more) … Continue reading

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Digital Public Library of America Goes Live

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) went live in beta version today, bringing a vast collection of digitized items from a number of owning institutions into one searchable database. The material in the DPLA includes items originating as text, … Continue reading

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