Alumni in the News
Georgia Law graduates are often the focus of news stories appearing in a variety of media outlets.
In the News
A new bridge at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Ga., will be named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen R. Jordan this January. Jordan joined Georgia Law in 1976 as an assistant professor and served as associate dean from 1983 to 1986. She then took the role as acting associate vice president at the University of Georgia from 1986 to 1988. Jordan passed away August 9, 1996. The article was written by Chris White and appeared in the Athens Banner-Herald on 1/8/12.
Talmadge Chair Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge was mentioned in a story on Fox Business.com regarding his research on outstanding credit card loans subject to arbitration clauses. The article was written by Nate Raymond and appeared on 1/7/13.
Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was quoted in the Orlando Sentinel regarding a case involving royalties on coal exports. The article was written by Patrick Rucker and appeared on 1/4/13.
Associate Professor and Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr's article "Daubert & Danger: The 'Fit' of Expert Predictions in Civil Commitments (55 Hastings L.J. 1 (2003)) was cited by the Pittsburg Post-Gazette in an article on whether or not it can be predicted who with a mental illness may become violent one day. The article was compiled by Greg Victor and appeared on 12/30/12.
Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the time frame for a governor to appoint a committee in the case of an indictment against a public official. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and appeared on 1/3/13.