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E. Burch featured in The Christian Science Monitor

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in The Christian Science Monitor regarding the role of the courts in the opioid multidistrict litigation. The article titled "An unprecedented effort to stem opioid crisis - and the judge behind it" was written by Christa Case Bryant and Henry Gass and published 5/9/18.

Swindall argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Third-year student Ryan F. Swindall recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. The question in the Hayes v. Plumley case was whether the client's false confession was coerced and whether the client should get an evidentiary hearing to determine if the medical examiner held the statutory qualifications to perform autopsies. Second-year student Alexander "Alex" Weathersby assisted in arguing the government's position in practices.

Baradaran featured in Next City

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Next City regarding alternative financial service provider fees. The article titled "All Hands on Deck to Prevent Displacement on Atlanta's Westside" was written by Aaron Ross Coleman and published 5/9/18.

Wilbanks CEASE Clinic wins first case tried to verdict under Georgia’s Hidden Predator Act

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Congratulations to the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic for the successful resolution of the first case tried to verdict under Georgia’s Hidden Predator Act. The legislation created a two-year window of relief from the statute of limitations for bringing civil charges in cases of child sexual abuse. The case was tried in the Paulding County Superior Court earlier this month.

Bivins, Oladeinbo recognized by DeKalb Lawyers Association

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Congratulations to third-year student Shayla J. Bivins and second-year student Gilbert O. Oladeinbo, who received recognitions at the DeKalb Lawyers Association's Annual Scholarship Breakfast. Bivins was awarded the Laurene Jackson Work Hard/Play Hard Award, and Oladeinbo was awarded the Donald L. Hollowell Legacy Award.