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  • . . . I fear I won’t know what to say to a man in his position. How can I possibly relate to a man on death row?

    Beyond Billable Hours: The Cost of Time to a Death Row Client

    . . . I fear I won’t know what to say to a man in his position. How can I possibly relate to a man on death row?

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Never underestimate the power of human emotion. Blue October, known for their raw vulnerability, released their new album, Sway, this summer. For years, Justin Furstenfeld belted out heart-breaking vocals of mental anguish, depression, divorce and a custody battle over a daughter named Blue. The music carried the lyrics in waves of highs and lows, hard [...]

    A Blue Experience

    Never underestimate the power of human emotion. Blue October, known for their raw vulnerability, released their new album, Sway, this summer. For years, Justin Furstenfeld belted out heart-breaking vocals of mental anguish, depression, divorce and a custody battle over a daughter named Blue. The music carried the lyrics in waves of highs and lows, hard [...]

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Across the nation, thousands of organ-transplant candidates anxiously await news that their long struggle is ending and they will at last receive an organ—the gift of life. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a person is added to the transplant waitlist every ten minutes.[1] Although an average of seventy-nine people receive [...]

    The Price is Right: Forgoing Altruism to Sell Human Organs

    Across the nation, thousands of organ-transplant candidates anxiously await news that their long struggle is ending and they will at last receive an organ—the gift of life. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a person is added to the transplant waitlist every ten minutes.[1] Although an average of seventy-nine people receive [...]

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On September 16, 2013, a lone gunman opened fire at Washington, D.C.’s Navy Yard, causing thirteen casualties (including the assailant) and several more injuries. After the attack the gunman, identified by the FBI as 34-year-old military contractor Aaron Alexis, was shot and killed in a confrontation with police. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier and Mayor [...]

    Navy Yard Tragedy Rocks Nation’s Capital

    On September 16, 2013, a lone gunman opened fire at Washington, D.C.’s Navy Yard, causing thirteen casualties (including the assailant) and several more injuries. After the attack the gunman, identified by the FBI as 34-year-old military contractor Aaron Alexis, was shot and killed in a confrontation with police. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier and Mayor [...]

  • Mercer Law’s Joshua’s Walk 5k team will hold an ice cream social this Friday, August 30th from 10am-3pm in the student lounge to raise donations for the upcoming Joshua’s Walk fundraiser event on September 21st. The Joshua’s Walk 5k is a fundraiser for pediatric brain tumor cancer research. The event has been held on the Mercer Law [...]

    Ice Cream Social for Joshua’s Walk — this Friday, August 30th

    Mercer Law’s Joshua’s Walk 5k team will hold an ice cream social this Friday, August 30th from 10am-3pm in the student lounge to raise donations for the upcoming Joshua’s Walk fundraiser event on September 21st. The Joshua’s Walk 5k is a fundraiser for pediatric brain tumor cancer research. The event has been held on the Mercer Law [...]

  • For most high school students, their most troubling concerns regarding prom night are what dresses they will wear, how they will do their hair, or who their dates will be. But students at Wilcox County High School, just seventy miles away from Macon in Rochelle, Georgia, have had to worry about not being able to [...]

    Georgia High School Seniors Make History with School’s First-Ever Integrated Prom

    For most high school students, their most troubling concerns regarding prom night are what dresses they will wear, how they will do their hair, or who their dates will be. But students at Wilcox County High School, just seventy miles away from Macon in Rochelle, Georgia, have had to worry about not being able to [...]

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  • As your stomach rumbles like a freight train, you come to the realization that you have no idea where to grab a bite to eat before it’s time to be back for your next class. Are there quick options nearby the campus?

    Hungry? Check Out Macon’s Top 10 Places to Grab Lunch

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  • Recent graduate Jody Sellers reflects back on what it takes to succeed in law school before he begins to prep for the bar...

    The Six Commandments of Law School

    Recent graduate Jody Sellers reflects back on what it takes to succeed in law school before he begins to prep for the bar...

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  •  Students and faculty packed Mercer Law’s Courtroom to view Carolyn Elefant’s presentation on the evolution of the practice of law. As I was sitting there, I noticed many students attempting to quickly take note of the numerous resources and tips in her presentation. Here is a compiled list of Ms. Elefant’s suggestions.

    How to Cheaply Hang Your Shingle

    Students and faculty packed Mercer Law’s Courtroom to view Carolyn Elefant’s presentation on the evolution of the practice of law. As I was sitting there, I noticed many students attempting to quickly take note of the numerous resources and tips in her presentation. Here is a compiled list of Ms. Elefant’s suggestions.

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