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E. Burch featured in Legal NewsLine

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Legal NewsLine regarding repeat-player lawyers in multidistrict litigation. The article titled "Major plaintiffs firms that snagged states as opioid clients have been shut out of settlement talks by judge" was written by Daniel Fisher and published 8/20/19. 


E. Burch featured in Legal NewsLine

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Legal NewsLine regarding U.S. District Court Judge Dan Polster and the current opioid litigation. The article titled "'Nobody's sure if it will work or how': A review of how a Cleveland judge is handling 2,000 opioid lawsuits" was written by Dan Fisher and published 8/14/19.


E. Burch featured on GPB's "On Second Thought"

Monday, August 12, 2019

Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured on Georgia Public Broadcasting's "On Second Thought" regarding the latest developments in Cleveland's opioid litigation. The show titled "Judge Considers Unprecedented 'Negotiation Class' For Opioid Suit Involving Georgia Communities" was posted by Amy Kiley, Virginia Prescott and Pria Mahadevan on 8/8/19.


Mayson featured in The Appeal

Monday, August 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Sandra G. Mayson was featured in The Appeal regarding the use of pretrial risk assessment tools to justify pretrial detention. The article titled "How a tool to help judges may be leading them astray" was written by Ethan Corey and published 8/8/19.


Scherr featured on Reason.com

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Associate Professor & Veterans Legal Clinic Director Alexander W. Scherr and his Hastings Law Journal article titled "Daubert & Danger: The 'Fit' of Expert Predictions in Civil Commitments" were featured on Reason.com regarding the prediction of danger relating to one's mental health. The article titled "To Stop Mass Shooters, Trumps Says, We Should Make Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Easier. No, We Shouldn't." was written by Jacob Sullum and published 8/6/19.

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