UGA law professor Randy Beck named the inaugural holder of the Marshall Chair

Friday, February 18, 2011

Georgia Law professor Randy Beck has been appointed the first holder of the Justice Thomas O. Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law. This chair was established by Angie Fitts Marshall in honor of her late husband, Thomas O. Marshall Jr. (LL.B.'48). It is designed to strengthen the programs of the law school by supporting the work of a full professor of outstanding national reputation.


Lonnie Brown delivers talk on legal ethics

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. presented his working paper "Officers of the Court or Children of the Judiciary?" at the Mid-Year Meeting of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers during February.


Savannah Mayor's Statements Could Attract Legal Action

Monday, February 14, 2011

Visiting Professor William R. Corbett was quoted on WSAV TV regarding potential lawsuits that could be filed in light of a mayor's comments concerning his criteria for a city manager in Savannah, Ga. The segment was written by Alice Massimi and appeared on 2/11/11.


Courting Trouble: Why congressional efforts to hobble the EPA may result in a lot more environmental regulation

Friday, February 11, 2011

Associate Professor Peter A. Appel has authored an article in Slate magazine regarding several newly proposed congressional bills that would strip the EPA of its authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. The article appeared on 2/10/11.


Lawmaker proposes relabeling rape victims as 'accusers'

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic Russell C. Gabriel was quoted on CNN.com regarding a Georgia State Rep.'s proposal to rename rape, stalking and domestic violence victims "accusers" during trial in an effort to reduce potential emotional bias in jury members. The article appeared on 2/7/11.

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