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West participates in panel on First Amendment issues

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law Sonja R. West participated in a panel titled "Modern First Amendment Issues: An Expert Discussion of Presidential Tweeting, Safe Spaces, Fake News & More!" at the Association of Business Trial Lawyers meeting during January.

Bishop argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Monday, January 30, 2017

Third-year student Rachel M. Bishop recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. The clinic's client alleges that he was terminated by his trucking-company employer after filing a complaint with the EEOC, while the employer alleges the client was terminated because he failed to re-train after having a minor accident in a loading dock. Third-year students Allan T. "Trevor" Buhr and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes assisted in writing briefs and in helping Bishop prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments.

E. Burch featured in Bloomberg BNA

Monday, January 30, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in a Bloomberg BNA article regarding class action litigation funding. The article titled "Class Litigants in N.D. Cal. Must Disclose Outside Funding" was written by Samson Habte and was published 1/30/17. 

Georgia Law finishes Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists

Monday, January 30, 2017

Congratulations to third-year students Callen A. Carroll, Andrew Z.R. Smith and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes for finishing the Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists. This invitation-only tournament is for the top moot court programs from law schools across the country based on performances from the previous academic year.

Keynote address at Georgia Law Review conference featured in Athens Banner-Herald

Monday, January 30, 2017

The Georgia Law Review conference titled "Protect and Serve: Perspectives on 21st Century Policing" was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald. The keynote address delivered by Erwin Chemerinsky was highlighted. The article titled "Police abuse rampant, could worsen, says Constitutional scholar" was written by Lee Shearer and posted on 1/28/17.