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Carlson's book cited by Georgia Court of Appeals

Friday, February 24, 2017

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence: Comparing the Georgia and Federal Rules, 3d ed. (with M. Carlson) was cited by the Georgia Court of Appeals in the case Taurean Morris v. State on the point of whether the prior convictions of Morris for theft and marijuana possession were properly considered by the jury in his trial for aggravated assault and gang terrorism.


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Lanier receives grant from the Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

Friday, February 24, 2017

Mediation Practicum Director and Clinical Professor Eleanor Crosby Lanier has received a grant from the Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities to help create an innovative supported decision-making interactive tool that will guide older adults and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) through the self-determination process independently. The tool is envisioned to be a simple “if/then” application, accessible via any Internet connection, that will be consciously designed for ease of use by older adult and I/DD populations contemplating guardianship and life choices.


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Barnett publishes essay in the Missouri Law Review

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Associate Professor Kent Barnett has published "Why Bias Challenges to Administrative Adjudication Should Succeed" in 81 Missouri Law Review 1023 (2017).


Georgia Law finishes as semi-finalists at National Trial Competition regional

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Congratulations to two Georgia Law teams made up of third-year students Brittany M. Partridge and Hannah S. Sells, and third-year student Eric A. Sterling and second-year students Daniell N. Glover and Christopher D. "Chris" Johnson, who recently competed in the National Trial Competition. The two teams each finished the mock trial tournament as regional semi-finalists. There were 21 teams competing in the regionals.


Georgia Law to host IntLawGrrls 10th birthday conference

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Approximately 100 international lawyers from around the globe will come to the University of Georgia School of Law on March 2 and 3 for a conference celebrating the 10th birthday of IntLawGrrls, a blog founded by Diane Marie Amann, a member of the law faculty. Organized by the Dean Rusk International Law Center, the conference is part of the law school’s Georgia Women in Law Lead (Georgia WILL) initiative. Highlights will include panels on topics such as international criminal law, human rights, women’s leadership in legal institutions, feminist legal theories, corporate accountability, international economic law and dispute settlement, post-Cold War legacies, laws of war, counterterrorism, international environmental law, and sexual violence crimes. 

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