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Thompson featured in PR Newswire

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured in PR Newswire regarding his election to the position of lead independent director of Southern Company's board of directors.


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West publishes article in University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published "The Media Exemption Puzzle of Campaign Finance Laws" in 164 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online 253 (2016).


Carlson cited in Georgia Supreme Court opinion

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Evidence: Teaching Materials for an Age of Science and Statutes, 7th ed. (LexisNexis, 2012) (with Imwinkelried et. al.) was cited by the Georgia Supreme Court in Olds v. State regarding the admittance of "other acts" as evidence at trial.


Thompson quoted on NPR's "All Things Considered"

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was featured on NPR's "All Things Considered" regarding a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case where a black man was convicted by an all-white jury and the use of peremptory juror strikes resulting in racial bias was determined. The interview titled "Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Black Death Row Inmate Convicted By All-White Jury" was conducted by Nina Totenberg and aired 5/23/16.


Working in the Public Interest Conference wins State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The State Bar of Georgia has awarded the law school's Working in the Public Interest Conference its 2016 Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award. Presented by the State Bar of Georgia's Access to Justice Committee, the Young Lawyers Division and the Pro Bono Resource Center, the award recognizes the WIPI group for its "commitment to, and support for, the delivery of pro bono civil legal services to the poor and underserved communities in Georgia."

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