In the News


Athens-Clarke County attorneys, judges named to State Bars of Georgia committees

Monday, July 27, 2015

Four Georgia Law faculty members and six graduates were mentioned in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding their appointment to serve as members of various standing, special, program and board committees of the State Bar of Georgia for 2015-16. This includes Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel, Adjunct Professor Stephen James Harper and Professor of Law Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr.


Business groups get an early jump on tax fight

Monday, July 27, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor Walter Hellerstein was quoted in Crain's Chicago Business regarding his thoughts on a potential advertising tax in Illinois. The article was written by Thomas A. Corfman and published 7/25/15.


The “Term in Review”

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Associate Professor Christian Turner was featured on Slate magazine's legal affairs podcast “Amicus” regarding the 2014-15 Supreme Court term during the month of July.


Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Associate Professor and Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr was quoted in the ABA Journal regarding the position of the Clinical Legal Education Association concerning paid externships. The article was written by Mark Hansen and published 7/16/15.


DNA & Innocence

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Professor of Law Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was interviewed by Georgia Public Broadcasting regarding his thoughts on DNA evidence and the recent decision of the Georgia Supreme Court to deny a new trial to a man serving a life sentence without parole in a Georgia prison. The interview was conducted by Celeste Headlee on 7/20/15.

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