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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.


Vernon Forrest trial | 'Felony murder' charge complicated case

Friday, August 19, 2011

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald. L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a case involving the murder of former world champion boxer Vernon Forrest. The article was written by Marcus K. Garner and appeared on 8/18/11.


D.C. Circuit Upholds Sex-Offender Registry

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The work of Georgia Law's Appellate Litigation Clinic was mentioned in The Blog of Legal Times. The article was written by

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