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Ely, Carroll named Spurgeon Fellows

Monday, May 11, 2015

Congratulations to first-year student Joshua J. "Josh" Ely and second-year student Elinore R. "Ellie" Carroll, who have been awarded the school's 2015 Spurgeon Public Service Fellowship. Supported by the Edward D. and Carol J. Spurgeon Public Service Fund, the fellowship is awarded to Georgia Law students who have completed their first or second year of law school, are working in a low-paying public service summer position and have demonstrated a commitment to public service.


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.


GIP Participants to work in 10 countries

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Georgia Law students participating in the school’s Global Internship Program this summer will have the opportunity to gain international legal experience while working for organizations across the globe such as UNICRI in Italy, the Center for International Law in Belgium, the Slovakian Humanitarian Council in Slovakia and the Ministry of Art and Antiquities in Cambodia. A total of 18 students will be participating in the program this summer with placements spanning 10 countries.


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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