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Group sues over Ga. gun law revision

...does, existing law gives it power to make some minor changes but not major ones, according to Austin Williams, a law professor at Georgia State University."The commission has the authority to make a variety of changes spelled out under this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-19/group-sues-over-ga-gun-l
Self-driving cars getting dinged in California

...Interest in accidents will remain high, especially if the self-driving car is at fault, said Bryant Walker Smith, a law professor at the University of South Carolina who has written extensively on the technology."For a lot of reasons," Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-11/self-driving-cars-getting-
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
Jacksonville Jaguars' Dante Fowler Jr. tears ACL, likely out for season

...New Hampshire, and not in the usual way."Deflategate" will be the subject of a course in the fall term. Sports law professor Michael McCann has designed the four-credit undergraduate class to look at the legal underpinnings of the NFL scandal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-08/jacksonville-jaguars-dante-fo
Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

...Johnson was said to always make sure he was there to listen. And Walter F. George knew politics. Mercer University law professor James. Fleissner recounted the 1938 clash between the senator and Franklin Roosevelt at a political event in Barnesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car
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...

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