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Thompson quoted on NPR's "All Things Considered"

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured on NPR's "All Things Considered" regarding a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case where a black man was convicted by an all-white jury and the use of peremptory juror strikes resulting in racial bias was determined. The interview titled "Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Black Death Row Inmate Convicted By All-White Jury" was conducted by Nina Totenberg and aired 5/23/16.


Carlson cited in Georgia Supreme Court opinion

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Evidence: Teaching Materials for an Age of Science and Statutes, 7th ed. (LexisNexis, 2012) (with Imwinkelried et. al.) was cited by the Georgia Supreme Court in Olds v. State regarding the admittance of "other acts" as evidence at trial.


Working in the Public Interest Conference wins State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The State Bar of Georgia has awarded the law school's Working in the Public Interest Conference its 2016 Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award. Presented by the State Bar of Georgia's Access to Justice Committee, the Young Lawyers Division and the Pro Bono Resource Center, the award recognizes the WIPI group for its "commitment to, and support for, the delivery of pro bono civil legal services to the poor and underserved communities in Georgia."


Thompson featured in The Brunswick News

Monday, May 23, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured in The Brunswick News regarding his role as the featured speaker during a naturalization ceremony in which 31 people from 19 countries and five continents became American citizens. The article titled "People from 19 countries become one nation" was written by Larry Hobbs and was published 5/21/16.


U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates delivers Georgia Law graduation speech

Monday, May 23, 2016

Sally Quillian Yates, U.S. deputy attorney general, delivered the keynote address at Georgia Law's Commencement. Yates, a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of Georgia Law, was confirmed as deputy attorney general in May 2015, after being nominated by President Barack Obama. Approximately 195 students received their Juris Doctor and two students received their Master in the Study of Law at this year’s ceremony. Additionally, approximately 15 Master of Laws candidates, who have completed one year of graduate legal study, were recognized.

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