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10 ex-educators sentenced in Atlanta schools cheating case; 9 get jail time; 2 accept deals

...very, very remarkable, to have the judge sort of give the defendants a second chance," said University of Georgia law professor emeritus Ron Carlson. "The thing that maybe was a little surprising was the reticence of the defendants to step forward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-14/10-ex-educators-sentenced-atlanta-s
NCAA to monitor impact of religious objections law in other states

...the right to terminate the agreement within 30 days.But after examining the legal document Thursday, Jim Nehf, a law professor at Indiana University's McKinney School of Law, said he believes the language protects the NCAA from paying out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-02/ncaa-monitor-impact-relig
Brokers' conflicts can cost investors

...When they give bad, conflicted advice, they should be held liable, and they're not," says Mercer Bullard, a law professor at the University of Mississippi. "Unless they're a fiduciary, it's very difficult to win that case."Details...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/brokers-conflicts-can-cost
Lawsuit that exposed GM's failure to disclose ignition switch problem settled for second time

...number, making the modification difficult to track and giving rise to allegations of a cover-up.Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond in Virginia, said the Meltons likely settled for far more than $5 million "given the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-13/lawsuit-exposed-gms-failur
Allman filmmakers to stand trial in Georgia train crash that killed camera assistant

...exactly who is responsible," said Ron Carlson, a law professor emeritus at the University of Georgia who specializes...Miller said in civil court May 12.Carlson, the law professor, said he expects Miller's attorneys will try to persuade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-07/allman-filmmakers-stan
Ex-superintendent in Atlanta cheating scandal dies

...Closing arguments in the case of the 12 remaining defendants are expected later this month. Jeff Brickman, an adjunct law professor at Georgia State University, said Hall's death shouldn't affect that case, since new evidence cannot be introduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/ex-superintendent-atla
After weather delay, Georgia to perform rare execution of a woman

...saying, adding that he should have urged her to take the plea.Victor Streib, a retired Ohio Northern University law professor and an expert on the death penalty for women, said it's clear that women are condemned to die far less frequently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-01/after-weather-delay-ge
S&P paying $1.38B to settle charges over crisis-era ratings

...pretty light considering they helped bring down the world's financial system," said James Cox, a Duke University law professor and securities market expert.There's no guarantee, say critics like Cox, after the SEC changes and legal action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-03/sp-paying-138b-settle-char
FIFA prosecutor has difficult decision regarding summary

...anti-corruption expert who helped bring Garcia to FIFA thinks he should do it."Let's hope he will really leak it," Swiss law professor Mark Pieth said.The FIFA-released summary report of the investigation said there was wrongdoing by Russia, Qatar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-17/fifa-prosecutor-has-
Body cameras not a 'cure-all' for law enforcement, officials say

...prohibited chokehold on a man who died from it ? which was videotaped by a bystander ? Seth Stoughton, an assistant law professor at the University of South Carolina, took to Twitter to warn that body cameras, though useful, are not infallible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-13/body-cameras-not-cure-