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Georgia Law moot court team awarded top honors at national civil rights competition

Monday, October 17, 2011

Congratulations to third-year law students Bailey A. Blair, William F. Crozer, Scott S. Eren and Grace N. Witte for their tremendous success during the recent National Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Eren and Witte finished with a Best Brief Award and as semifinalists out of 32 teams, and Crozer received a Best Oralist Award.


Luncheon highlights work of Athens Justice Project

Friday, October 14, 2011

Associate Dean and Hosch Professor Paul M. Kurtz was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the Milner S. Ball Social Justice Award he was presented with during the Athens Justice Project Luncheon, in October. The article was written by Don Nelson and appeared on 10/14/11.


Georgia Law named best value law school

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Georgia Law was recently recognized as the fifth best law school in the nation for providing a quality legal education at an affordable price. The listing of "Best Value Law Schools" was compiled by preLaw magazine and appeared in its Fall 2011 edition.


Judge: Colotl 'back to square one'

Monday, October 10, 2011

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding Mexican native Jessica Colotl, a former Kennesaw State University student, who had been accepted into a pretrial diversion program that allowed her to avoid criminal conviction on a felony false swearing charge. The article was written by Andria Simmons and appeared on 10/7/11.


Georgia high court agrees stabbing was self-defense

Friday, October 7, 2011

Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding a Georgia Supreme Court ruling that said a man charged with fatally stabbing his landlord could not be prosecuted because he acted in self defense. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 10/4/11.

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