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Global Policy for Climate Change

Monday, December 5, 2011

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was featured on News/Talk 1340 WGAU's Saturday morning radio show "True South" regarding global climate change policy. The show aired on 12/3/11.


Larry Thompson to participate in conference on overcriminalization and excessive punishment

Friday, December 2, 2011

Sibley Professor Larry D. Thompson will participate in the upcoming colloquium "Overcriminalization/Excessive Punishment: Uncoupling Pipelines in Prison" at Yale University Law School, during December. This invitation-only symposium will feature jurists, prosecutors, defense attorneys, prison officials, educators and scholars with the goal of examining the overreliance on the criminal law and the daunting realities of the high rates of incarceration in the U.S.


Experts say health care reform is constitutional, but will Supreme Court agree?

Monday, November 28, 2011

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard and Associate Dean for Faculty Development, University Professor & Harmon W. Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law Dan T. Coenen were quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the constitutionality of the health care law. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 11/27/11.


Three men face racketeering counts in gambling case

Monday, November 28, 2011

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press regarding an illegal gambling operation that stretched from North Georgia to Tennessee. The article was written by Joy Lukachick and appeared on 11/28/11.


Georgia Law welcomes members of the Brazilian judiciary

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

From Nov. 28 through Dec. 9, Georgia Law will host more than 50 members of the Brazilian judiciary as part of the school's International Judicial Training Program. This program is designed to introduce foreign judges and court personnel to the U.S. judicial system allowing participants to gain ideas and insights on possible ways to strengthen their own judicial systems. It is co-sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.

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