'Meaningful' Prohibition: Mental Disability in Georgia Capital Cases

Monday, August 6, 2012

Assistant Director of the Dean Rusk Center Laura Tate Kagel was published in the Jurist as a guest columnist regarding capital punishment in Georgia. The article appeared on 8/2/12.


NAACP wants 'stand your ground' provisions applied in Cobb murder case

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the difficulty in proving self-defense and stand-your-ground cases. The article was written by Janel Davis and appeared on 7/25/12.


Leftover funds to go to Ga. law scholarships

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The University of Georgia School of Law was featured in the Daily Report for being one of the recipients named in a recent cy pres award. The school was awarded $1.5 million, which will go toward creating several new student scholarships. The article appeared on 7/16/12.


Georgia pushes for ID checks after Arizona decision

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding Georgia's law on anti-illegal immigration being put on hold until the Georgia Supreme Court further reviews it. The article was written by Jeremy Redmon and appeared on 7/9/12.


When Rap Lyrics Stand Trial

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis' research was featured in The Root regarding rap music lyrics being used as criminal evidence by prosecutors. Her journal article titled "Poetic (In)Justice? Rap Music Lyrics as Art, Life, and Criminal Evidence" originally appeared in 31 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts (2007). The Root article was written by Erik Nielson

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