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L. Lin Wood, an alumnus of the Mercer Law School, speaks as a part of the Legal Legends series Jan. 16, 2020. Photo provided by Mercer University Marketing Communications.

Lin Wood’s Mercer legacy: Prominent pro-Trump lawyer and Mercer Law grad calls Mercer students ‘brainwashed’

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor January 25, 2021
L. Lin Wood, a Mercer Law graduate and prominent pro-Trump lawyer, pledged a donation of $1 million to the school in 2016. In return, the school named a courtroom after him. Since then, he has amassed a large social media following due to his support of conspiracy theories surrounding the 2020 presidential election. He called Mercer Law students "brainwashed" after a Zoom call with Dean Cathy Cox where they discussed the future of his legacy at Mercer.
Cyanotype print by Craig Coleman

Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired women for decades. For these Mercer students, she represented the progress of a generation

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 5, 2020
Justice Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and championed gender equality throughout her legal career. For these Mercer women, she's an inspiration.
Archived photo from Nov. 14, 2018. A student registers for classes.

Mercer foregoes undergraduate tuition hike, adds six new degree programs

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief June 19, 2020
Tuition will not increase for Macon undergraduates for the first time in eight years.
Archived photo by Emily Rose Thorne, 2018

Race for a legacy: Third annual Lauren Giddings 5K to fund Mercer Law students’ bar exam fees

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer November 6, 2019
Mercer Law School’s Association of Women Law Students will host the third annual Lauren Giddings 5K Nov. 7 in Macon to raise money for a scholarship assisting Mercer Law School students with bar exam expenses, which can amount to over $1,000.

Two Mercer seniors awarded George W. Woodruff Scholarship

March 16, 2011

Emma Stitt and Stephanie Hennigan were two of four students to receive the George W. Woodruff Scholarship to the Walter F. George School of Law. Stitt and Hennigan are Mercer seniors who will be attending...

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