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Experts predict more divided decisions when Supreme Court takes on controversial cases in term

Friday, September 20, 2013

Associate Professor Erica J. Hashimoto was quoted in ABA News regarding a new challenge the court may face in regards to determining the legality behind certain searches pertaining to smartphone technology. The article was written by the American Bar Association and appeared on 9/20/13.


UGA School of Law conference to examine indigent defense in Georgia

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Georgia Law is hosting a daylong conference that will focus on Georgia’s public defender system on Oct. 4. The event, titled “Honoring Gideon's Promise, Rallying Gideon's Army,” is being held in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright and will feature four panel discussions and a screening of the HBO film “Gideon's Army.” Registration is required to attend.


Former U.S. ambassador to speak on humanitarian intervention, Syria & international law

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Former U.S. Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein will present “Humanitarian Intervention and International Law” at Georgia Law on Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. During his talk, he will discuss the changing notions of international law in light of the experiences of recent humanitarian interventions, and he will explore the implications of these changes in light of the use of chemical weapons in Syria.


Chapman publishes article in University of Illinois Law Review

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Assistant Professor Nathan S. Chapman has published "Disentangling Conscience and Religion" in 2013 University of Illinois Law Review 1457 (2013).


Texas Hold 'Em

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Associate Professor Sonja R. West published "Texas Hold 'Em" in Slate magazine regarding Texas' refusal to allow same-sex couples married elsewhere to get divorced and the new controversies this could create. The article appeared on 9/11/13.

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