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Second-year law student wins top honors at legal writing competition

Friday, February 1, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law student Katherine P. O'Shea for her second-place finish in the GRAMMY Foundation's Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition. As one of the competition winners, O'Shea will get the opportunity to present her paper titled "Rebranding Digital Music Theft and the Graduated Response Model In the United States" in front of approximately 500 entertainment law attorneys at the 15th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation during February. 


Scherr updates Green's Georgia Law of Evidence

Friday, February 1, 2013

Associate Professor Alexander W. Scherr recently published the 2012-2013 edition of Green’s Georgia Law of Evidence, a leading text on Georgia evidence law. The new edition reflects Georgia’s adoption of the federal rules of evidence and assesses the impact of the new code on prior Georgia law and its creation of new areas of argument.


Fazal Khan delivers talk on epigenetics

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Associate Professor Fazal Khan recently presented "The Challenge of Regulating Epigenetic Risk" at the Global Health Center Seminar on epigenetics and environment justice at the Oregon Health & Science University during January.


Judge to rule on insanity verdict in Midtown shooting trial

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the circumstances of allowing an insanity or mental illness defense to be brought to the court after pretrial hearings. The article was written by Marcus K. Garner and appeared on 1/30/13.


Ronald Carlson publishes book on Georgia's new evidence code

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson has published Carlson on Evidence: Comparing the Georgia and Federal Rules, a rule-by-rule comparison of the new and former Georgia, as well as federal, evidence rules (Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2012) (with Michael S. Carlson).

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