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Brown serves as commentator at SEALS 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. served as commentator on a panel discussing the forthcoming book Good Lawyers Make Good Societies: The Importance of Lawyers in the Twenty-First Century (R. Pearce and E. Wald) during the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting during August. 


Kelleher and Weathersby argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

As part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic, third-year students Christopher “Chris” Kelleher and Alexander “Alex” Weathersby recently presented oral arguments on the same day in two separate cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Kelleher represented the clinic’s client in Petersen v. Blanton, et al., a Section 1983 case against five correctional officers who broke the client's arm and left him in solitary confinement for two weeks with no medical care. Weathersby argued in the case Jones v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, which is a habeas case that asked whether the clinic’s client "properly filed" his state post-conviction motion for purposes of tolling the deadline on his federal habeas petition. Class of 2018 graduates Jared B. Magnuson and Wheaton Webb wrote the briefs in both cases.


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Mayson publishes article in the Boston University Law Review

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Assistant Professor Sandra G. Mayson published "The Scale of Misdemeanor Justice" in 98 Boston University Law Review 731 (2018) (with M. Stevenson).


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White named to ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Council

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Dean and Hosch Professor Emeritus Rebecca Hanner White was named to the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Council. She will serve through 2021.


Baradaran's book reviewed in JOTWELL

Monday, August 13, 2018

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Alston Associate Chair in Corporate Law Mehrsa Baradaran's book The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap was reviewed by Tom C.W. Lin in JOTWELL (Aug. 13, 2018). In the review, he said Baradaran "offers a great starting point for anyone thinking about possible solutions to the persistent problems that implicate money and race."

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