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Howard becomes chair of the Federal Bar Association's Younger Lawyers Division

Monday, October 5, 2020

Part-time Instructor & Appellate Litigation Clinic Counselor in Residence Anna White Howard has been elected chair of the Federal Bar Association's Younger Lawyers Division. She will lead the YLD and its national board of directors and serve as an ex officio member of the national FBA board of directors. Additionally, she is serving as treasurer of the Atlanta chapter of the FBA.


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Redmon presents on race and wrongful conviction

Monday, October 5, 2020

Prosecutorial Justice Program Director Melissa D. Redmon presented as part of the Georgia Innocence Project's seminar titled "Race & Wrongful Conviction: Moving from Outrage to Action" in honor of Wrongful Conviction Day during October. 


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White publishes article in Seton Hall Law Review

Monday, October 5, 2020

Dean and Hosch Professor Emerita Rebecca Hanner White published "Aging on Air: Sex, Age and Television News" in 50 Seton Hall Law Review 1323 (2020).


Fund honors law school’s first Black graduate

Friday, October 2, 2020

The University of Georgia has established the Chester C. Davenport Memorial Endowment Fund to support scholarships and fellowships in the School of Law in memory of the law school’s first African American graduate, who passed away in early August. The fund will give priority to incoming students in the School of Law who have graduated from Georgia-based historically Black colleges and universities. Recipients also will be chosen for reflecting Davenport’s legacy of academic excellence, courage, determination and a trailblazing spirit.


School memorializes first Black graduate - Chester Davenport - and prominent Georgia jurist - Horace Johnson

Friday, October 2, 2020

Within the past week, the University of Georgia and the School of Law have joined forces to memorialize the law school's first Black graduate - Chester C. Davenport (LL.B.'66) - and a prominent Georgia jurist - Horace J. Johnson Jr. (J.D.'82). The Chester C. Davenport Memorial Endowment Fund will support scholarships and fellowships prioritizing incoming students who graduated from Georgia-based historically Black colleges and universities and who reflect Davenport’s legacy of academic excellence, courage, determination and trailblazing spirit. The Judge Horace J. Johnson, Jr. Lecture on Race, Law and Policy will feature thought leaders at the intersection of race, law and policy – all areas that Judge Johnson deeply understood and on which he made a significant impact throughout his life. 

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