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Justice Department's Top Officials Speak at Georgia Commencements

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Georgia Law was featured in the Daily Report regarding its 2016 Commencement ceremony, at which U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) presented the keynote address.


Thompson featured in PR Newswire

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured in PR Newswire regarding his election to the position of lead independent director of Southern Company's board of directors.


Thompson quoted on NPR's "All Things Considered"

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured on NPR's "All Things Considered" regarding a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case where a black man was convicted by an all-white jury and the use of peremptory juror strikes resulting in racial bias was determined. The interview titled "Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Black Death Row Inmate Convicted By All-White Jury" was conducted by Nina Totenberg and aired 5/23/16.


Carlson cited in Georgia Supreme Court opinion

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Evidence: Teaching Materials for an Age of Science and Statutes, 7th ed. (LexisNexis, 2012) (with Imwinkelried et. al.) was cited by the Georgia Supreme Court in Olds v. State regarding the admittance of "other acts" as evidence at trial.


Working in the Public Interest Conference wins State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The State Bar of Georgia has awarded the law school's Working in the Public Interest Conference its 2016 Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award. Presented by the State Bar of Georgia's Access to Justice Committee, the Young Lawyers Division and the Pro Bono Resource Center, the award recognizes the WIPI group for its "commitment to, and support for, the delivery of pro bono civil legal services to the poor and underserved communities in Georgia."

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