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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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West receives best media law and policy article award from AEJMC

Monday, August 7, 2017

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West has been selected for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Stonecipher Award for 2017, which recognizes the best media law and policy article published during the previous year. She was honored for her article "The 'Press' Then and Now." published in 77 Ohio State Law Journal 49 (2016).

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Amann appointed to University of Georgia Press editorial board

Friday, August 4, 2017

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann has been appointed to a three-year term on the editorial board of the University of Georgia Press, which publishes "outstanding works of scholarship and literature by scholars and writers throughout the world."  

Hetherington speaks at news conference on child sex abuse bill, featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Friday, August 4, 2017

Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Director Emma M. Hetherington was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a recent Georgia State Capitol news conference at which she spoke on House Bill 605, which would allow child sexual abuse survivors to sue their abusers as well as institutions involved in cases. The article titled "Abused as children, victims may get more time to sue" was written by Alan Judd and published 8/2/17.