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Elizabeth Chamblee Burch selected to serve as member of the American Law Institute

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Associate Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was elected to serve as a member of the American Law Institute, an organization that produces scholarly work to "clarify, modernize and improve the law."


Fifty years after Gideon, lawyers still struggle to provide counsel to the indigent

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Associate Professor Erica Hashimoto's pro se defendant research was referenced in an article in the ABA Journal in relation to the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright. The article was written by Mark Walsh and appeared on 3/1/13.


Ernest Boland: Pillar of the Athens community and alleged child rapist

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Director of the Prosecutorial Clinic Program Alan A. Cook was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding policy reasons behind the Georgia law that exempts records from public disclosure if they pertain to child abuse. The article was written by Nick Coltrain and appeared on 2/23/13.


Georgia Law conference to explore sustainability in Georgia

Monday, February 25, 2013

Georgia Law’s 25th Annual Red Clay Conference will be held March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will explore the environmental costs and benefits of sustainable business, government and energy in Georgia. For planning purposes, registration is requested at www.law.uga.edu/red-clay-conference before Feb. 27.


Georgia Law conference to focus on social justice issues

Monday, February 25, 2013

Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.

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