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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
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
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
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
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-
Pro leagues moving steadily toward accepting betting on their games

...to even say how many states prohibit playing fantasy sports for money, according to Marc Edelman, a Baruch College law professor who has written about the legal implications of fantasy sports. (FanDuel says residents of five states cannot play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-14/pro-leagues-moving-steadily-towar
Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...within AIG that undermined the company's balance sheet was established under Greenberg's watch, noted James Cox, a law professor at Duke University."Greenberg probably did create a culture at AIG that nurtured the aggressiveness of the swaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/not-your-usual-witnesses-p
An assault on the truth

...of rape at Duke University and the University of Virginia fresh in people's minds," George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf wrote in a USA Today op-ed piece.Is rape on college campuses a problem? Of course it is, as much as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-28/assault-truth