Fighting for justice

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Hosch Professor Thomas A. Eaton was quoted in Columns regarding the Athens Justice Program, where he serves as the vice president of the board of directors. The program aims to provide assistance for people accused of a crime and to help them stay out of jail. The article was written by Aaron Hale and appeared on 10/8/12.


Alan Watson receives lifetime achievement award

Monday, October 8, 2012

Former Distinguished Research Professor and Rogers Chair Alan Watson received the American Society of Comparative Law's Lifetime Achievement Award. The award "honor[s] living senior comparatists whose writings have changed the shape or direction of American comparative or private international law" and was presented to him at ASCL's annual meeting.


Usha Rodrigues publishes article in the Harvard Business Law Review Online

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Associate Professor Usha Rodrigues has published "SPACs and the JOBS Act" in 3 Harvard Business Law Review Online 17 (2012).


Smile for the Camera

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published "Smile for the Camera: The long lost photos of the Supreme Court at work—and what they reveal" in Slate regarding the debate of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court courtroom. The article appeared on 10/1/12.


Surprising level of acquittals found in pro se criminal cases

Friday, September 28, 2012

Associate Professor Erica Hashimoto was quoted in the Daily Report regarding her research on the acquittal rates in pro se defendant cases. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 9/25/12.

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