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Federal suit challenges Georgia 'stand your ground law'

Monday, November 4, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on the challenges the "stand your ground law" might face. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and appeared on 11/1/13. 


Roe v. Wade still controversial 40 years later

Monday, November 4, 2013

Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law Randy Beck and Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand were featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the remaining controversies over the ruling of Roe v. Wade. The article was written by Lee Shearer and appeared on 10/31/13.


Cohen chosen to be a member of the American Law Institute

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen was elected to serve as a member of the American Law Institute, an organization that is dedicated to producing scholarly work to help clarify, modernize and improve the law.


‘There’s No Place Like Homecoming’ headlines UGA Homecoming Week

Monday, October 28, 2013

“There’s No Place Like Homecoming” is this year’s theme for the Homecoming Week festivities, which begin Nov. 3. Georgia Law will host reunion activities for the Classes of 1968, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008 on Nov. 8 and its annual BBQ for the law school community will take place on Nov. 9 on Herty Field. Preregistration is required to attend.


International human rights expert to speak on Muslim fundamentalism

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Karima Bennoune, international human rights expert and University of California, Davis, School of Law professor, will discuss Muslim fundamentalism on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel. Bennoune’s talk will be based on her recently published book “Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories From the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism,” which addresses resistance to fundamentalism through accounts of interviews of more than 280 people of Muslim heritage. The event is part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts Festival and is free and open to the public.

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