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Lawmaker proposes relabeling rape victims as 'accusers'

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic Russell C. Gabriel was quoted on CNN.com regarding a Georgia State Rep.'s proposal to rename rape, stalking and domestic violence victims "accusers" during trial in an effort to reduce potential emotional bias in jury members. The article appeared on 2/7/11.


A homicide justified? Police weigh facts

Monday, February 7, 2011

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the application of the Castle Doctrine (a legal tenet for justifiable homicide on private property) in a local murder investigation. The article was written by Joe Johnson and appeared on 2/6/11.


Law schools get a boost; Applications up at some campuses.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Paul B. Rollins was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the recent increase in Georgia Law applicants. The article was written by Nedra Rhone and appeared on 2/3/11.


Dillard wins closing argument competition

Monday, February 7, 2011

Congratulations to first-year law student Tyler A. Dillard for winning the School of Law's 2011 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to Rory A. Weeks, who made it to the final round of the competition, and to all the other first-year students for a job well done.


Dobbs and Schramm honored for involvement in public interest

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Congratulations to third-year law student Monika M. Dobbs and Assistant Director of Legal Career Services Sara Schramm for being named the recipients of Georgia Law's Public Interest Law Council's award for outstanding public interest or pro bono work as part of the organization's winter spotlight.

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