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Legal debate on using boastful rap lyrics as a smoking gun

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis was featured in The New York Times regarding her thoughts on rap lyrics used as evidence in trials. The article was written by Lorne Manley and appeared 3/26/14. Dennis' remarks were based on her article  "Poetic (In)Justice? Rap Music Lyrics as Art, Life, and Criminal Evidence" in 31 Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts 1 (2007).

GM Faces Suits on Car Value

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Associate Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in the Wall Street Journal regarding recent lawsuits against General Motors. The article was written by Jennifer Smith and appeared on 3/22/2014.

West presents on U.S. Supreme Court's transparency

Monday, March 24, 2014

Associate Professor Sonja R. West participated in a panel discussion about transparency at the U.S. Supreme Court at “Supreme Sunshine: Shining a Light on the High Court” held at New York University during March.

Hall publishes article in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online

Monday, March 24, 2014

Associate Professor Matthew I. Hall has published “The Prudential Third-Party Standing of Family-Owned Corporations” in 162 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online 151 (2014).

Georgia Law launches Master in the Study of Law

Friday, March 21, 2014

This fall, the University of Georgia School of Law will begin offering a new graduate level degree for professionals and recent graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. The Master in the Study of Law is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis. It will provide students with a solid understanding of the U.S. legal system and the opportunity to delve more specifically into law as it relates to a particular field such as employment law, health care law and environmental law, among others.