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Law school conference to address child endangerment and sexual exploitation issues

Friday, January 6, 2017

Georgia Law will host the first annual Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Conference Jan. 28, 2017. The daylong conference will bring together legal experts, psychologists and child advocacy leaders from across the country to discuss important issues related to child sexual abuse and those professionals who assist them. Panel discussions will examine the intersection of civil, criminal and juvenile courts in child sexual abuse cases; trauma/compassion fatigue for those representing child sexual abuse survivors; and understanding the psychology of child sexual abuse and using experts effectively.


Georgia Law to present symposium on 21st century policing

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law’s student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, will present a conference titled “Protect and Serve: Perspectives on 21st Century Policing” on Jan. 27 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. During this daylong conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m., scholars from across the country will discuss the current and future state of policing and its convergence with criminal law. There will be three panel discussions and the symposium keynote address will be given at 3:15 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom by Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law.


West featured in Courthouse News

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West was featured in Courthouse News regarding her thoughts on the government's use of surveillance powers. The article titled "Experts see bleak outlook for press under Trump" was written by Nicholas Iovino and was published 1/4/17.


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West serves as panelist at the 111th AALS Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West served on a panel titled "President Trump and Freedom of the Press" at the 111th Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in San Francisco during January.


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Carlson publishes tribute to Sam Davis in Mississippi Law Journal

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson published "Tribute to Sam Davis: A Georgia Perspective" in 85 Mississippi Law Journal 955 (2016).  This article traces the career of Samuel M. Davis, who spent 27 years at UGA serving as associate dean at the law school and as the university's associate vice president for academic affairs. Carlson’s article contains a passage from Georgia Law Professor D. Wilkes.    

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