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Banned Books Week 2017: Attorney General vs. A Book Named “Naked Lunch”

“The court trials and other actions again Naked Lunch provide a moral benchmark. We cannot fail to recognize, in retrospect, the speed with which we assimilate into the mainstream of American life that which was once unspeakable.” – Michael Barry Goodman … Continue reading

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New Book: #SCOTUS

Covering the United States Supreme Court in the Digital Age is a collection of new essays concerning the relationship of the Supreme Court with journalism and new media. Articles include “How and Why the Supreme Court Remains Undercovered” by Tyler … Continue reading

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UGA Law on C-SPAN!

Did you miss some of the Georgia Law Review Symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan? Thanks to C-SPAN, you can now watch two of the panels held here at UGA School of Law on November … Continue reading

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Scottsboro Pardons Granted

The State of Alabama granted posthumous pardons yesterday to Charles Weems, Andy Wright and Haywood Patterson. These men were among nine youths falsely accused of gang-raping two white women aboard a freight train in 1931 and convicted by all-white juries in the … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is the 226th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by the Constitutional Convention. Want to know more about the constitutional implications of a specific issue or topic? Go to Congress.gov and take a look at the Constitution … Continue reading

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New Book: Bending Towards Justice

The recent Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder has brought much attention to the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has rewritten about the decision in his timely review of the new book … Continue reading

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New Book: A Death at Crooked Creek

A new book by University of Colorado law professor Marianne Wesson A Death at Crooked Creek: the Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter makes 19th Century frontier insurance fraud and identity theft as entertaining as a … Continue reading

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