In the News

Peters featured in The Washington Post

Monday, February 8, 2021

Associate Professor Jonathan Peters was featured in The Washington Post regarding the increasing number of government lawsuits over public record requests. The article titled "'Intimidation measure': Louisiana AG criticized for suing reporter over records request" was written by Hannah Knowles and published 2/7/21.

Peters featured on CNN Business

Friday, February 5, 2021

Associate Professor Jonathan Peters was featured on CNN Business regarding the Smartmatic's defamation lawsuit against Fox News. The article titled "'There is real teeth to this': Legal experts weigh in on Smartmatic's $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News" was written by Oliver Darcy and published 2/5/21.

Mashman featured in the Daily Report

Friday, February 5, 2021

Third-year student Devin Mashman was featured in the Daily Report for presenting oral argument before the Supreme Court of Georgia in the case Harvey, et al. v. Merchan. He represented the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic's client who was abused by her parents throughout the entirety of her childhood. The case involves the choice of law and the constitutionality of the Hidden Predator Act. The article titled "Parents Sued for Abusing Daughter Ask Georgia Justices to Strike Down 'Hidden Predator' Law" was written by Greg Land and published 2/4/21.

West featured in The New Yorker

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West was featured in The New Yorker regarding the First Amendment's Press and Speech clauses and her Harvard Law Review article "Press Exceptionalism." The article titled "When Reporting Becomes a Defense for Rioting" was written by Andrew Marantz and published 2/3/21.

Johnson featured on WXIA/11Alive TV

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Adjunct Professor Weyman T. Johnson was featured on WXIA/11Alive TV regarding the city of Atlanta suspending pre-employment physical exams and drug screenings for non-safety sensitive positions. The segment titled "City of Atlanta eliminating pre-employment drug screening, physical exams for some jobs" aired 2/3/21.