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School of Law wins Charleston National Moot Court Competition

Monday, March 5, 2018

Congratulations to third-year student Caroline F. Savini and second-year student Simone Ford who went undefeated at the Charleston National Moot Court Competition bringing home the top trophy. Savini was named the best oralist of the final round. A second UGA team comprised of second-year students Eric Wilder and Hayley Nicolich finished as semifinalists and were presented with the Best Appellee Brief Award. Three of the best five oralists in the preliminary rounds were from UGA - Wilder, Nicolich and Savini. Of note, Georgia was the only school to advance two teams to the quarterfinals.   

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Carlson's book cited by Georgia Court of Appeals

Friday, March 2, 2018

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson'book Carlson on Evidence, 5th ed. (with M. Carlson) was cited by the Georgia Court of Appeals to determine an evidence point in two decisions - Belcher v. State and Frye v. State - issued during February. 

E. Burch featured on WABE

Friday, March 2, 2018

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured on regarding the length and terms of class-action lawsuits in relation to the Equifax data breach. The article titled "Equifax Reveals an Additional 2.5 Million Data Breach Victims" was written by Tasnim Shamma and published 3/1/18.

West publishes article in Slate

Friday, March 2, 2018

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West published "Propaganda Machinery: How the NRA Pioneered the Right-wing Art of Demonizing the Media" (with P.J. Charles) in Slate magazine. The article was published 2/28/18.

West featured in The National Law Journal

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West was featured in The National Law Journal's Supreme Court  Brief regarding her thoughts on First Amendment cases. The article titled "It's Not Free Speech as Usual at SCOTUS" was written by Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle and published 2/28/18.