Tanja’s memorial: Proposed law would define killing a police dog as murder

Monday, February 2, 2015

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press regarding his thoughts on a proposed law in Georgia which would allow officers to charge a person accused of killing a working police dog with second-degree murder. The article was written by Tyler Jett and published 2/1/15.


Amicus: Cameras in the Courtroom

Monday, February 2, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West was a guest on Slate's legal affairs podcast Amicus, and spoke regarding her thoughts on the Supreme Court's ban on cameras in courtrooms.


Cohen presents on domestication of treaties and the death of deference

Monday, February 2, 2015

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen presented "The Domestication of Treaties and the Death of Deference" at the 2015 Brigham Young University Law Review Symposium, "The Restatement and Treaty Law," during January.


Alabama on potential collision course with supreme court over gay marriage

Friday, January 30, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West was quoted in a Guardian article regarding her thoughts on Alabama's appeal over a federal judge's ruling that the state's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. The article was written by Amanda Holpuch and appeared 1/30/15.


Carlson receives ICJE faculty medallion

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Congratulations to Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson who was recently awarded a faculty medallion from the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education. The medallion is given to conference speakers who have obtained an evaluation rating of 4.5 or more on a 5-point scale at least three or more times from conference attendees.

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