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Past Symposia

October 19, 2012

§  Criminal Justice Reform
     o   Hon. Charles Auslander – Judge, Athens-Clarke County State Court
     o   Sara Totonchi – Executive Director, Southern Center for Human Rights
     o   Hon. Scott Berry – Sheriff, Oconee County, Georgia
     o   Prof. Russell Gabriel (Moderator) – UGA School of Law

§  Ethics in Government
     o   Josh Belinfante – Former Vice Chair, Georgia Government Transparency & Campaign Finance Commission
     o   Hon. Joshua McKoon – Georgia State Senate (R-Columbus)
     o   Patrick Millsaps – Former Chair, Georgia Government Transparency & Campaign Finance Commission
     o   Prof. Lori Ringhand (Moderator) – UGA School of Law

§  Transportation
     o   Chris Carpenter – Former Political Strategist, Statewide T-SPLOST Campaign
     o   Toby Carr – Director, Georgia Transportation Planning
     o   Tom Weyandt, Jr. – Senior Transportation Policy Advisor, City of Atlanta
     o   Dr. Charles Bullock, III (Moderator) – UGA School of Public & International Affairs


October 22, 2011

§  State Judiciary Budget
     o   Hon. John Ellington – Chief Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals
     o   Hon. Carol Hunstein – Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
     o   Hon. Kenneth Mauldin – District Attorney, Western Judicial Circuit
     o   Hon. Lawton Stephens – Chief Judge, Athens-Clarke County Superior Court
     o   Prof. David Shipley (Moderator) – UGA School of Law

§  Georgia Evidence Code
     o   Mike Carlson – Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit
     o   Hon. Jason Carter – Georgia State Senate (D-Decatur)
     o   Hon. Shawn Ellen LaGrua – Judge, Fulton County Superior Court
     o   Hon. Edward Tarver – U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Georgia
     o   Prof. Stephen Harper (Moderator) – Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education

§  Redistricting in Georgia
     o   Hon. Hardie Davis – Georgia State Senate (D-Augusta)
     o   Hon. Mike Jacobs – Georgia House of Representatives (R-Brookhaven)
     o   Anne Lewis – Partner, Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP
     o   Hon. Tommie Williams – President Pro Tempore, Georgia State Senate (R-Lyons)
     o   Dr. Charles Bullock, III (Moderator) – UGA School of Public and International Affairs

§  Immigration Issues
     o   Carolina Antonini – Principal, The Antonini Law Firm
     o   Prof. Neil Kinkopf – Georgia State University College of Law
     o   Hon. Jack Murphy – Georgia State Senate (R-Cumming)
     o   Rusi Patel – Associate General Counsel, Georgia Municipal Association
     o   Sharon Cook Poorak – Partner, Frazier, Soloway & Poorak, P.C.
     o   Teri Simmons (Moderator) – Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP