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Student-run juvenile court judges cases of first-time offenders

Monday, October 28, 2019

School of Law 2010 alumna Emily Boness and second-year law student Ansley Whiten were featured on UGA Today regarding the Athens Peer Court, which was created by Boness - who is a public service associate at UGA's Fanning Institute for Leadership Development - and Athens-Clarke County Juvenile Court Judge Robin Shearer, who is a 1987 School of Law graduate. Athens Peer Court has tried more than 580 cases. A partnership between the Fanning Institute, a UGA Public Service and Outreach unit, and the Athens-Clarke County Juvenile Court System, the peer court is in its seventh year. The story was written by Leigh Beeson and published 10/24/19.

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West presents on news in the social media age

Monday, October 28, 2019

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West presented as part of a panel titled "News, Information, and Discussion of Matters of Public Concern in a Social Media Age" at the "News, Disinformation, and Social Media Responsibility" symposium held at the University of Utah College of Law during October. 

Amann featured in Vox

Friday, October 25, 2019

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was featured in Vox regarding her thoughts on whether or not the president can be prosecuted. The article titled "Trump's lawyer says he can't be prosecuted. I asked 16 legal experts if that's true." was written by Sean Illing and published 10/24/19.

Librarians and staff present on web apps for storytelling

Friday, October 25, 2019

Special Collections Librarian Sharon BradleyMetadata Services Librarian Rachel S. Evans and Collection Services Manager David Rutland presented "Quick Take: Timelords & Timelines: Four Web Apps for Storytelling in Libraries" at the Georgia Libraries Conference during October.

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Barnett presents on CFPB

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Hosch Associate Professor Kent Barnett presented as a featured speaker for Ballard Spahr's "Is the CFPB Constitutional?" seminar, which had an audience of more than 500, during October.