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Ringhand publishes article in the Drake Law Review

Monday, October 28, 2013

Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand has published "Functioning Just Fine: The Unappreciated Value of the Supreme Court Confirmation Process" in 61 Drake Law Review 1025 (2013) (symposium issue on political dysfunction and the Constitution). 


Amann delivers talk on the affect of armed conflicts on children

Monday, October 28, 2013

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann participated in a panel discussion titled “Accounting for Children Affected by Armed Conflicts” as part of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Branch of the International Law Association at Fordham University School of Law during October.


Georgia trial flashes back to 1887 mass slaying of 9

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in the Daily Report regarding a recent murder trial and its relation to a 19th century ax murder case that he has researched and written about. The article was written by Russ Bynum and appeared on 10/20/13.


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.

 


Burrell and Whittaker win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 21, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law students Garrett S. Burrell and Andrew M. Whittaker for winning the 2013 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.

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