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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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Second Amendment Society Raises $3,100 for The Children's Hospital

Mercer Law's Second Amendment Society raised $3,100 for Child Life Services of Georgia through their Eighth Annual Charity Skeet Shoot held last spring. Child Life Services is a non-profit organization devoted to helping children and their families overcome fears and anxieties associated with in-patient medical care. Over 75 students, attorneys, judges and their guests attended the skeet shoot. If you are interested in participating in the 2013 Spring Charity Skeet Shoot, please contact Charity Skeet Shoot Chair Warren Tillery at wtillery14@lawmail.mercer.edu.

Mercer Law Review Symposium 2012

The 2012 Mercer Law Review Symposium on Friday, Oct. 5 will focus on “Defining and Enforcing the Federal Prosecutor's Duty to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence” as part of the 13th Annual Georgia Symposium On Ethics And Professionalism. The symposium will feature internationally renowned scholars and will take place in the moot courtroom of Mercer Law School from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. For available CLE information, contact Nancy Terrill at terrill_n@mercer.edu or (478) 301-2204.

 

Mercer Law Welcomes Class of 2015 and Inaugural LLM Class

One hundred thirty students representing 55 undergraduate institutions, 36 undergraduate majors and an array of professional backgrounds have joined Mercer Law School as the Class of 2015. First year students spent three days in orientation and one full week in an Intro to the Study of Law class to help prepare for their next three years in Law School.

26 Mercer Law Students Receive Stipends for Summer Internships

Twenty-six students at Mercer University School of Law will receive stipends for working in governmental or nonprofit law offices this summer. The stipends, which total $102,000, are funded by a combination of endowment income, expendable gifts made for this purpose, and a grant from the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council. The law school’s Public Interest Committee selected the recipients out of dozens of applicants.

 

Danielle M. Early Selected as Lt. Governor of Georgia, ABA Law School Division

Second-year student Danielle Early has been appointed Lt. Governor in Georgia for the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division, Fifth Circuit. Early was appointed to the 2012-13 term based on her qualifications, leadership skills, and desire to serve the law students of within the circuit. The Fifth Circuit includes 27 law schools in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and Tennessee.

 

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Mercer Law Ranks 25th in the nation for graduates who were employed in full-time, long-term jobs requiring bar admission 9 months after graduation.