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Awlaki death rekindles legal debate on targeting Americans

Monday, October 3, 2011

Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding the legality of the killing of Anwar Awlaki, a U.S. citizen who was believed to be a leader of external operations for Al Qaeda. The article was written by Carol J. Williams and appeared on 9/30/11.


Legal experts shed light on Davis' path to chamber

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding the Troy Davis execution case and Davis' attorneys' failure to present Sylvester Coles after asserting that he was responsible for the shooting death of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. The article was written by Allen G. Breed and Russ Bynum and appeared on 9/23/11.


Bar committee OKs rule change

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding an amendment to the State Bar of Georgia's Disciplinary Rules and Procedures that would allow public defenders in the same circuit to represent co-defendants, contingent on the absence of conflicts of interest. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 9/23/11.


Troy Davis: How did we get here?

Friday, September 23, 2011

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in The Miami Herald regarding the history of the Troy Davis case and the events leading up to Wednesday night's execution. The article was written by Allen G. Breed and Russ Bynum of the Associated Press and appeared on 9/21/11.


Troy Davis Faced Long Odds of Winning Reprieve

Friday, September 23, 2011

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in The Wall Street Journal Law Blog regarding the likelihood of death-row inmate Troy Davis being granted a reprieve. The article appeared on 9/21/11.

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