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Meyer testifies before Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Associate Professor Timothy Meyer was invited to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations regarding the possible ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities during November.


Roe v. Wade still controversial 40 years later

Monday, November 4, 2013

Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law Randy Beck and Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand were featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the remaining controversies over the ruling of Roe v. Wade. The article was written by Lee Shearer and appeared on 10/31/13.


Sawyer publishes article in the American Journal of Legal History

Monday, November 4, 2013

Assistant Professor Logan E. Sawyer III has published "Legal History in Context" in 53 American Journal of Legal History 397 (2013).


Federal suit challenges Georgia 'stand your ground law'

Monday, November 4, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on the challenges the "stand your ground law" might face. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and appeared on 11/1/13. 


International human rights expert to speak on Muslim fundamentalism

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Karima Bennoune, international human rights expert and University of California, Davis, School of Law professor, will discuss Muslim fundamentalism on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel. Bennoune’s talk will be based on her recently published book “Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories From the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism,” which addresses resistance to fundamentalism through accounts of interviews of more than 280 people of Muslim heritage. The event is part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts Festival and is free and open to the public.

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