Donald Wilkes' book cited by the U.S. Supreme Court

Monday, May 23, 2011

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr.'s 4-volume State Postconviction Remedies and Relief Handbook was cited in a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Wall v. Kholi, 131 U.S. 1278 (2011). The court referenced Wilkes' book when discussing the issue of characterizing a motion to reduce the sentence as a "collateral" or "postconviction" remedy.


Carol Watson delivers talk on pecha kucha

Monday, May 16, 2011

Law Library Director Carol A. Watson demonstrated pecha kucha presentations while co-facilitating a workshop titled "Spice Up Your Training!" at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries during May.

 


Lonnie Brown selected as Senior Teaching Fellow

Friday, May 13, 2011

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was named a Senior Teaching Fellow for the 2011-12 academic year by UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning. Only eight senior level professors are chosen from within the university each year for this honor.


Former deputy AG delighted by bin Laden death

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Visiting Professor and former Deputy U.S. Attorney General Larry D. Thompson was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding the legality of the raid on bin Laden's compound. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and appeared on 5/11/11.


Distinguished international law scholar to join UGA School of Law faculty

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Joining Georgia Law this fall as the holder of the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law is acclaimed international law scholar Diane Marie Amann. She comes to the law school from the University of California at Davis and will be teaching International Law and the Laws of War.

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