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Free speech experts come to Athens as part of "Tinker Tour"

Monday, October 21, 2013

Georgia Law will host free speech advocate Mary Beth Tinker and student speech attorney Mike Hiestand as part of a nationwide tour on Nov. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in Room A (120) of Hirsch Hall. Tinker was a lead plaintiff in the landmark 1969 U.S. Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, where the court upheld students’ First Amendment right to express themselves in a non-disruptive way within their public schools. During her talk, Tinker will discuss the case and the current state of free speech and civics awareness among America’s young people.

 


Dodge delivers talk on Article III tribunals

Friday, October 18, 2013

Assistant Professor Jaime L. Dodge presented “An ADR Process Approach to Article III Tribunals” at the Sixth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Court Workshop held at Brooklyn Law School during October. The workshop pairs a senior scholar with a panel of junior scholars presenting works-in-progress. Twenty junior scholars were chosen to participate from nearly 50 submissions.


Lawsuit claims stripper fired for being pregnant

Friday, October 18, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a lawsuit filed by an exotic dancer claiming wrongful termination for being pregnant. The article was written by Marcus K. Garner and appeared on 10/18/13.


Search underway for UGA vice president for development and alumni relations

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Dean and Hosch Professor Rebecca H. White and alumnus and U.S. District Court Judge Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) have been selected to serve on a committee that will coordinate a national search for the university's next vice president for development and alumni relations. The committee will recommend finalists to succeed Tom Landrum, who will be retiring at the end of the academic year after nearly 40 years of service to the institution.


Georgia Law finishes strong in national civil rights moot court competition

Monday, October 14, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law students Ellen R. Clarke and Constance A. Parks for making it to the semifinal rounds of the Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year law students Allison L. Hill and Antoinette A. Newberry took home the trophy for the best brief and finished as quarterfinalists.

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