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Waller named to Equal Justice Works' National Advisory Committee

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Associate Director of Career Development Tony Waller, who serves as the public interest and government employment specialist for the School of Law, has been named a member of the Equal Justice Works' National Advisory Committee. Equal Justice Works is the leading nonprofit organization committed to mobilizing and strengthening the public interest community, and the committee convenes a diverse group of eight law students and eight law school professionals to act as EJW ambassadors within the law school and legal services communities. Members provide leadership, feedback and outreach assistance to support the organization’s goal of helping students develop a lifelong commitment of working on behalf of underrepresented individuals, communities and causes.


Four professors receive promotions

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Congratulations to the following faculty members: Andrea L. Dennis and Hillel Y. Levin were promoted to the rank of full professor, Kent Barnett was awarded tenure, and Jason A. Cade was named associate professor.


Hetherington featured in Dalton Daily Citizen

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Director Emma M. Hetherington was featured in the Dalton Daily Citizen regarding her remarks at a news conference regarding Georgia House Bill 605, which would allow child sexual abuse survivors to sue their abusers as well as institutions involved in cases. The article titled "Push on to let older sex abuse victims sue institutions" was written by Jill Nolin and published 8/7/17.


West mentioned in Newsweek

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West was mentioned in Newsweek regarding a column she authored in The New York Times ("Don't Expect the First Amendment to Protect the Media" (with R. Jones)). The article titled "Trump Administration Threatens Freedom of the Press in New Leaks Crackdown" was written by Tom Porter and published 8/5/17.


Georgia Law School Starting Legal Clinic for Veterans

Monday, August 7, 2017

The School of Law was featured in an Associated Press article that was pick up around the globe regarding its plans to start a legal services clinic for veterans. The story appeared 8/6/17 in The New York Times, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, the Miami Herald and the United Kingdom's Daily Mail.

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