In the News

Judge: Colotl 'back to square one'

Monday, October 10, 2011

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding Mexican native Jessica Colotl, a former Kennesaw State University student, who had been accepted into a pretrial diversion program that allowed her to avoid criminal conviction on a felony false swearing charge. The article was written by Andria Simmons and appeared on 10/7/11.

Georgia high court agrees stabbing was self-defense

Friday, October 7, 2011

Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding a Georgia Supreme Court ruling that said a man charged with fatally stabbing his landlord could not be prosecuted because he acted in self defense. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 10/4/11.

Winder immigrant pickup part of national sweep

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Adjunct Professor Charles H. Kuck was quoted in the Barrow County News regarding the September 2011 arrests of immigrants in Winder that were part of a nationwide sweep of probation rolls. The article was written by Doug Moser and appeared on 10/1/11.

Awlaki death rekindles legal debate on targeting Americans

Monday, October 3, 2011

Woodruff Chair Diane Marie Amann was quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding the legality of the killing of Anwar Awlaki, a U.S. citizen who was believed to be a leader of external operations for Al Qaeda. The article was written by Carol J. Williams and appeared on 9/30/11.

Legal experts shed light on Davis' path to chamber

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was quoted in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding the Troy Davis execution case and Davis' attorneys' failure to present Sylvester Coles after asserting that he was responsible for the shooting death of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. The article was written by Allen G. Breed and Russ Bynum and appeared on 9/23/11.