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Mercer Law's LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure is the only program in the nation designed for law school graduates seeking to prepare themselves for federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, Federal Defender, or private defense counsel.

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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.

General Counsel Alumni Profiles

The admirable roll call of graduates from Mercer University School of Law has included esteemed attorneys, judges, legislators, professors, political pundits and more. A significant number have made themselves invaluable as the full-time legal go-to person for a corporation’s wide-ranging needs. In the Fall 2013 Mercer Lawyer, we spoke to a handful of these in-house general counsels about their companies, their duties, and the ways their days at the Law School prepared them to wear the many hats such a job requires. 

Supreme Court of Georgia to Hold Special Session at Mercer Law School

On Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. the Supreme Court of Georgia will hear oral arguments in the first-floor moot courtroom at Mercer Law School. The visit will provide an opportunity for students and the local community to observe the Court in action.

At the start of the session, the Court will hold a short admission ceremony allowing any recent law school graduates, alumni or members of the local bar who are not already admitted to the Supreme Court to be admitted at the special session. Instructions for participating in this special admission ceremony can be downloaded here. Those applying for admission will need to complete the application or admission on the Court’s website. Applications for admission must be submitted to Tori Little at littlet@gasupreme.us no later than Nov. 12, 2013.
 

Association of Women Law Students Raises Over $4,000 for Susan G. Komen Foundation

As part of their philanthropy work, Mercer Law’s Association of Women Law Students organized several fundraising events for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure of Central Georgia. At the race, the association was recognized as the top team fundraiser and the top school/university division. To raise over $4,000, the group hosted events such as a zumba class, Pink Ribbon Week, a kickball tournament, and a bake sale.

The members of AWLS put a large amount of work into planning, organizing, and publicizing their events. Co-president of the organization, Megan Powers, says that this is because “the entire organization genuinely cares and wants to make a difference when it comes to breast cancer awareness.”
 

Family Day 2013

Families of Mercer Law students are invited to Family Day on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. See what Mercer Law School offers our students: dedicated and accessible faculty and staff, optimal class sizes, supportive classmates, and the ideal balance between theory and practice.

 

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Mercer Law School is home of the Legal Writing Institute and the National Criminal Defense College.