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In Memoriam: B. Avant Edenfield

Monday, May 11, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law joins many voices from around the state and nation in mourning the passing of the U.S. District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield on May 9 at the age of 80. “My family and everyone at the law school extend our deepest personal condolences to Melvis, his wife, and the Edenfield family on this sad day,” Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said.  “Judge Edenfield was a man of impeccable character, who cared deeply about history and the power of ideas.  He was a fierce patriot who embodied the ideals of the independent federal judge enshrined in our Constitution.”


Dennis publishes article in Nevada Law Journal

Monday, May 11, 2015

Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis has published “Encouraging Victims: Responding to a Recent Study of Battered Women Who Commit Crimes” in 15 Nevada Law Journal 1 (2014) (with C. Jordan).


Hashimoto named associate dean for clinical programs at Georgia Law

Friday, May 8, 2015

Georgia Law’s Erica J. Hashimoto has been named the school’s new associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning. In this role, she will work to enhance and advance the school’s real-practice learning offerings. Recently named a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, Hashimoto joined Georgia Law in the fall of 2004 and was named the holder of the Allen Post Professorship in 2014. In addition to teaching courses in criminal law, evidence and criminal procedure, she created and helps oversee the school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic.


Cohen presents on “Are We (Americans) All International Legal Realists Now?”

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen presented his paper “Are We (Americans) All International Legal Realists Now?” at the American Society of International Law's International Legal Theory Workshop during May.


Gwinnett DA over-reaches on Sheriff Hill shooting statement

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on a Georgia law that requires arrest warrants for law enforcement officers or educators to be issued by a superior, state or probate court judge. The article was written by Nancy Badertscher and April Hunt and published 5/6/15.

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