Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Georgia Symposium of Law & Politics

The Georgia Association of Law & Politics Proudly Presents: The First 
Annual Georgia Symposium of Law & Politics
Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Larry Walker Room (4th Floor Dean Rusk Center)
Breakfast and lunch served with RSVP
Are you interested in the critical issues that drive Georgia politics? Do you want to learn more about those issues from both academic and practical perspectives? If so, we invite you to join us for policy driven discussions on four topics crucial to Georgia’s political future. 

Saturday, October 22nd on the 4th Floor of the Dean Rusk Center, the Georgia Association of Law & Politics will host The First Annual Georgia Symposium of Law & Politics.  The Symposium will feature four panels with topics including: Immigration, Judicial Budgetary Issues, Congressional Redistricting, and the new Georgia Evidence Code. We are proud to feature prominent speakers with expertise in their respective fields for each of these panels. If you are interested in these topics, you simply cannot afford to miss this opportunity to learn from some of Georgia’s most prominent legal, judicial, and political figures.

Want to get involved, or to learn more? Contact Alan Poole at abp357@uga.edu. 

If you plan to attend and want to reserve breakfast and/or lunch contact profdev@uga.edu no later than October 14th.  

9:30-10:30am: Sign In/Continental Breakfast
10:30-11:30am: Judiciary Budget Panel (Speakers include: Chief Judge John Ellington of the Georgia Court of Appeals, Chief Judge Lawton Stephens of Athens-Clarke County Superior Court, District Attorney Ken Mauldin & Moderator Professor David Shipley of the University of Georgia School of Law)

11:30-12:00pm: Pick up Lunch: For those who register, you will pick up your lunch and proceed to the Evidence Panel where you can eat at your leisure.

12:00-1:15pm: Evidence Panel (Speakers include: U.S. Attorney Edward Tarver, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney of Stone Mountain Mike Carlson, State Senator Jason Carter, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua & Moderator Professor Stephen Harper of The Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia)

1:30-2:30pm: Redistricting Panel (Speakers include: State Senator Hardie Davis, Senate Pro Tempore Tommie Williams, State Representative Mike Jacobs & Moderator Dr. Charles Bullock of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs)

2:45-3:45pm: Immigration Panel (Speakers include: Professor Neil Kinkopf from Georgia State University’s College of Law, State Senator Jack Murphy, Sharon Cook Poorak of Frazier, Solloway & Poorak, P.C. & Moderator Teri Simmons of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP)