In the News


Careers in the Law

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Associate Dean Paul M. Kurtz was recently featured as a special guest on "LawCall," a TV show that airs on Channel 12 WRDW in Augusta, Ga. Kurtz spoke on various career paths available to those with a law degree in addition to fielding several viewer questions about law school.


Are block grants the wave of the future for Medicaid?

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard was quoted in State Health Watch regarding possible alternatives to the current federal requirements for providing health care to low-income families. The article appeared on 9/1/11.


Novel challenge to voting maps

Monday, August 29, 2011

The School of Law Georgia Law Review's symposium, "Civil Rights or Civil Wants?" was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the keynote speaker, Stacey Abrams, and her talk about the Voting Rights Act. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 8/27/11.


Atlanta police lapses could imperil prosecutions

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in an Associated Press report regarding an audit that showed dozens of Atlanta officers failed to meet state training requirements, which led to them losing arrest powers and could jeopardize criminal convictions and pending cases. The article was written by Greg Bluestein and appeared on 8/24/11.


When law enforcement officers cross the line

Monday, August 22, 2011

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding a civil rights lawsuit involving law enforcement officers and a Lumpkin County man who successfully sued the officers for violating his Fourth Amendment rights. The article was written by Joe Johnson and appeared on 8/21/11.

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