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Mercer Places Second in the John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition

Mercer’s team of second year student Brittany Schwanitz, and third year students Adam Gadberry and Robert Cabe captured second place in the John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition. The competition was hosted by Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey on March 21-22. The team also won second place for best respondent’s brief. Professor Jim Fleissner and students Catherine Vollertsen and Ashley Vandevender coached the team.

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Congratulations on your acceptance to Mercer Law School. We would like to welcome you to Mercer Law and the Mercer Law family. As a student who has been accepted you have become part of a distinguished legacy of lawyers, judges, professionals, and scholars. We are proud that you have chosen Mercer for your legal education and we are looking forward to meeting you and getting to know you in the near future. To reserve your seat, make your deposit online now.

 

Law Day 2014

Mercer University School of Law will host the 2014 Law Day luncheon with the Honorable Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, scheduled to deliver the keynote address. The event will be held Friday, March 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the University Center on Mercer’s Macon campus. Registration is available online.  Following the luncheon, three events will take place at the Law School: the Hugh Lawson III Moot Court Competition, a 2 hour CLE seminar titled "Ethics and Professionalism: Perpectives After 40 Years at the Bar" and an all-class alumni reception.

Third Year Law Student James Milner Wins the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Student Writing Competition

Third year student James Milner won first place in the 2013 College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Student Writing Competition. Mr. Milner’s paper, “Facing a Fear of Forfeiture: Workplace Equipment, Successor Liability, and the Dual Persona Doctrine as an Exception to the Exclusive Remedy of Workers' Compensation,” was judged on organization, quality of research, depth, originality of analysis, clarity of style and readability. As the winner of the competition, he will receive a $1,500 cash award plus an expenses-paid trip to the College Annual Induction Dinner March 15 at the Conrad Chicago Hotel, where the award will be presented. Mercer Law School’s scholarship fund will also receive $1,000 from the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in honor of the achievement.

Panel on Georgia’s New International Arbitration Code

Mercer International Law Students Association will host a panel in collaboration with the Atlanta Arbitration Society on the topic “Resolving Business Disputes Having an International Aspect: Georgia’s New International Arbitration Code and Its Use.” It will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 3:30 to 5 pm with a reception at the Woodruff House to follow. The panel is approved for ICLE and MCJE credits. Speakers include Erika C. Birg of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough; Shelby Guilbert of King & Spalding LLP; Stephen L. Wright of Taylor English Duma LLP; and Douglas H. Yarn, a Professor of Law and Director of the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Georgia State University Law School. The panel will be moderated by Professor Scott Titshaw of Mercer Law.

 
 
 
 

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