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Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice to speak at freedom of the press conference

Monday, October 28, 2013

Georgia Law will welcome retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Nov. 6 as the keynote speaker for a daylong conference titled “The Press and the Constitution 50 Years after New York Times v. Sullivan.” Sponsored by the student-edited law journal the Georgia Law Review, the main portion of the conference will begin at 8 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Stevens, who sat on the bench of the nation’s highest court from 1975 to 2010, will deliver the keynote address for the conference at 1:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel, where he will discuss “Originalism and History.” Preregistration by Nov. 4 is requested. Participants who register for the conference may select to only attend the keynote discussion, if desired. Backpacks will not be allowed into the Chapel during the keynote address.


Ringhand publishes article in the Drake Law Review

Monday, October 28, 2013

Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand has published "Functioning Just Fine: The Unappreciated Value of the Supreme Court Confirmation Process" in 61 Drake Law Review 1025 (2013) (symposium issue on political dysfunction and the Constitution). 


Amann delivers talk on the affect of armed conflicts on children

Monday, October 28, 2013

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann participated in a panel discussion titled “Accounting for Children Affected by Armed Conflicts” as part of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Branch of the International Law Association at Fordham University School of Law during October.


Georgia trial flashes back to 1887 mass slaying of 9

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in the Daily Report regarding a recent murder trial and its relation to a 19th century ax murder case that he has researched and written about. The article was written by Russ Bynum and appeared on 10/20/13.


Dodge chosen for Next Generation Program

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Assistant Professor Jaime Dodge has been selected for the Next Generation Program of the 2013 National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. The group of 40 bankruptcy attorneys is selected based upon their professional accomplishments to date, which have demonstrated the participants' potential to become highly respected members of the bankruptcy bar in coming years. Dodge was the only scholar selected for inclusion within the group, nominated by bankruptcy judges and law firm partners.

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