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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.

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."

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.

Move to oust DeKalb board poses legal question

Monday, February 25, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the legality of Gov. Nathan Deal suspending local school board members. The article was written by Daarel Burnette II and Ty Tagami and appeared on 2/23/13.

Georgia Law wins national moot court competition

Monday, February 25, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law students Katie A. Croghan and Mary Beth Martinez for capturing first place at the 23rd Annual National First Amendment Moot Court Competition, which took place at Vanderbilt Law School during February.