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UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group; Kurtz to teach

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The University of Georgia’s Washington Semester Program marks its seventh year with the largest, most academically diverse group in program history as students moved into the newly renovated UGA in Washington facility. Twenty-nine students—the largest group in program history—represent 17 majors in five colleges. In addition to individual internships, students are enrolled in UGA coursework taught by Paul Kurtz, J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Associate Dean Emeritus, and Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center.


Albuquerque Police Brutality Being Investigated

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West appeared on the Huffington Post LiveShow "Free Speech Zone" and spoke regarding her thoughts on the Supreme Court's ban on cameras in courtrooms. The program appeared 2/2/15.


Cohen presents on domestication of treaties and the death of deference

Monday, February 2, 2015

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen presented "The Domestication of Treaties and the Death of Deference" at the 2015 Brigham Young University Law Review Symposium, "The Restatement and Treaty Law," during January.


Amicus: Cameras in the Courtroom

Monday, February 2, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West was a guest on Slate's legal affairs podcast Amicus, and spoke regarding her thoughts on the Supreme Court's ban on cameras in courtrooms.


Tanja’s memorial: Proposed law would define killing a police dog as murder

Monday, February 2, 2015

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press regarding his thoughts on a proposed law in Georgia which would allow officers to charge a person accused of killing a working police dog with second-degree murder. The article was written by Tyler Jett and published 2/1/15.

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