Attorneys to argue dozens of motions in accused Athens cop-killer case

Monday, March 12, 2012

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding all of the pre-trial motions filed by defense attorneys in the Jamie Hood case. The article was written by Joe Johnson and appeared on 3/10/12.


Elizabeth Weeks Leonard delivers talk on the Affordable Care Act

Friday, March 9, 2012

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard presented "New Deal Lessons for the Affordable Care Act: The General Welfare Clause" at the 15th Annual Journal of Constitutional Law Symposium. The conference took place at the University of Pennsylvania Law School during January and was titled FDR and Obama: Are there Constitutional Law Lessons from the New Deal for the Obama Administration?


Justices to Weigh Foreigners' Lawsuits

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding the Alien Tort Statute, an 18th-century federal law that permits foreigners to sue in U.S. courts over violations of international law. The article was written by Jess Bravin and appeared on 3/5/12.


Larry Thompson to deliver talk on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Sibley Professor Larry D. Thompson will participate in a symposium titled "The FCPA at Thirty-five and its Impact on Global Business" at Ohio State University during March. The event will convene top government officials, leading academics from both the U.S. and the U.K., and experienced practitioners to discuss the many aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.


Lonnie Brown delivers talk on judicial expectations for lawyers as officers of the court

Friday, March 2, 2012

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. presented "Civility and Collegiality: Unreasonable Judicial Expectations for Lawyers as Officers of the Court" as part of the St. Mary's Law Journal's 11th Annual Symposium on Legal Malpractice and Ethics in San Antonio, Tex., during February.

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