Tag Archives: Georgia

New Distracted Driving Law in Georgia: What do you need to know?

Living in a university town with thousands of college-aged drivers, Athens residents might be relieved to hear about our state’s new stance on distracted driving. Effective beginning July 1. Some individuals in Clarke County have already experienced warnings issued from … Continue reading

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New Book: Death Penalty and Georgia

The new book Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty by Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier connects McCleskey’s life and crime in Georgia to the larger issues surrounding the death penalty in the United States. The book explores … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Army on HBO

The new film by Dawn Porter Gideon’s Army begins airing tonight at 9pm on HBO as part of their Documentary Summer Series. The film follows three public defenders working to represent those with the least amount of voice in our … Continue reading

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Digital Public Library of America Goes Live

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) went live in beta version today, bringing a vast collection of digitized items from a number of owning institutions into one searchable database. The material in the DPLA includes items originating as text, … Continue reading

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New Books: Ducktown!

Learn about the one of the worse environmental disasters in the South and its impact on environmental law and the conservation movement in the new book Ducktown Smoke by Duncan Maysilles. The destruction brought by copper mining in north Georgia, Tennessee, … Continue reading

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