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Multiple events scheduled around Homecoming

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Georgia Law is pleased to host a range of events for members of the law school community leading up to the annual Homecoming Barbeque on Saturday, 10/15. There will be a Prospective Student Open House on 10/13, U.S. District Court Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) will present a Signature Lecture on sentencing on 10/13, the final round of the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition will take place on 10/14, the Law School Association Council will have its fall meeting on 10/14, and there will be on-campus interviews and a Career Day event facilitating student and attorney interactions on 10/14.  


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Weeks publishes article on backlogged rape kits in Georgia with student

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks published "Georgia Legislature Compels Testing of Backlogged Rape Kits, Issues Remain" in Health Law Developments, State Bar of Georgia (Fall 2016)  (with Georgia Law third-year student Morgan M. Johnson). 


U.S. District Court Chief Judge to deliver Signature Lecture at Georgia Law

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Lisa Godbey Wood, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, will present “Reflections on Sentencing” at the University of Georgia School of Law Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public. Wood is also serving as Georgia Law’s inaugural B. Avant Edenfield Jurist in Residence, which is a position created to give law students an opportunity to learn from federal judges in a series of mini-courses. She will lead a course on sentencing.


Baradaran featured in the Washington Post

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in the Washington Post regarding the unbanked population of the United States. The piece titled "How to get justice after the Wells Fargo scandal" was written by Katrina vanden Heuvel and published 10/4/16. 


Lanier featured in Athens Banner-Herald

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Managing Attorney of the Mediation Practicum Eleanor C. Lanier was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding her appointment to the Access to Justice Committee. The article titled "State Bar taps Athens-area attorneys, judges for boards" was published 10/3/16.

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