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Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano to present Sibley Lecture

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present “Anatomy of a Legal Decision” as Georgia Law’s 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in The Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


Critics blast Habersham grand jury over botched raid

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on the decision of a Habersham County grand jury not to indict any of the officers involved in a drug raid that left a toddler injured. The article was written by Christian Boone and published 10/7/14.


Soul-searching at the ‘ground zero’ of high-stakes testing

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in Times Educational Supplement magazine regarding his thoughts on the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal. The article was written by Richard Vaughan and published 9/26/14.


Georgia Law wins Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Four Georgia Law students recently won the Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament. They are:  Garrett S. Burrell, Joshua H. "Josh" Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson and Ashley R. Wright.  Dorminy was named as the best advocate in the final round, and Judson was selected as delivering the best closing in the preliminary rounds.


Smith named president-elect of the Association for Law, Property and Society

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Martin Chair of Law James C. "Jim" Smith was mentioned in Columns for his appointment as the new president-elect of the Association for Law, Property and Society. He will serve as the organization’s president from 2015-2016. The membership organization is for scholars doing interdisciplinary legal scholarship on all aspects of property law and policy. The article was published 10/6/14.

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