In the News

Peters featured in Variety

Friday, May 29, 2020

Assistant Professor Jonathan Peters was featured in Variety regarding the president's executive order relating to social media companies. The article titled "Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Twitter, Facebook That Legal Experts Say Is Likely Unconstitutional" was written by Todd Spangler and published 5/28/20.

Carlson featured on HowStuffWorks

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was featured on HowStuffWorks regarding how you may be affected if you happen to video a crime. The article titled "5 Things to Know Before You Record a Possible Crime" was written by Patrick J. Kiger and published 5/22/20.

E. Burch featured on Bloomberg Law

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured on Bloomberg Law regarding Johnson & Johnson's decision to phase out its talc-based baby powder. The article titled "J&J Talc Phase-Out Seen as Possible Prelude to Settling Lawsuits" was written by Jef Feeley and Riley Griffin and published 5/20/20. This article was reprinted by other media outlets across the country.

Carlson featured in Newsweek

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was featured in Newsweek regarding the Ahmaud Arbery case. The article titled "In Ahmaud Arbery shooting, a George Zimmerman-style defense may resonate with Georgia jurors" was written by Roger Parloff and published 5/19/20. 

First Amendment Clinic achieves its first win

Monday, May 18, 2020

The First Amendment Clinic won its first case with the assistance of co-counsel Gerry R. Weber Jr. (J.D.’89). The settlement included equitable relief, damages and attorneys’ fees on behalf of a Douglas County (Ga.) resident who was blocked from her county commissioner’s official-purpose Facebook page. The result was covered by the Douglas County Sentinel. First Amendment Clinic Director and Clinical Assistant Professor Clare R. Norins said she was pleased the newspaper covered the case because it will educate “readers and other politicians about the state of the law on government officials blocking people on social media based on the viewpoint of their speech - i.e., they can’t do it!”