Universal Corporation Business Overview: Presentation to the University of Richmond and Questions with Preston Wigner, General Counsel

By: Christopher L. Rathlev


George C. Freeman, III presented a business overview of Universal Corporation at the University of Richmond on September 5, 2007. Prior to joining Universal Leaf Tobacco Company in 1997, Mr. Freeman served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard S. Arnold, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and for the Honorable Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He also spent time as an associate with Hunton & Williams, an international law firm. Mr. Freeman was elected General Counsel and Secretary of Universal Corporation in February 2001 and Vice President in November 2005. On December 12, 2006, the Board of Directors of Universal Corporation elected him to succeed Mr. Allen B. King as President of Universal Corporation.


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Undocumented Workers in the United States: Legal, Political, and Social Effects

By: Rachel Feltman


Immigration law is a hotly contested topic these days. Not only does it have important implications in numerous legal fields, including labor law and tort law, but it also has social, political, and economic effects that ripple throughout our society. Immigrants, especially those who remain undocumented, have the potential to affect the lives of people in almost every walk of life, from politicians to entrepreneurs, and even to teenagers seeking their first jobs. After analyzing the legal impact of current legislation on the field of labor law, it becomes apparent that the employment of undocumented aliens does not have the negative economic and political effects that critics would like to assert.


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