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Karen Sneddon was named the interim law school dean, effective Oct. 1. Photo provided by Mercer University.

Mercer Law announces interim dean of school

Mary Helene Hall, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2021
Karen Sneddon will assume her post of interim dean Oct. 1, the same day Cathy Cox will begin her work at GCSU.
Portrait of Cathy Cox. Photo provided by the University System of Georgia.

Dean of Mercer School of Law to become president of Georgia College

Samantha Homcy, Campus News Editor August 16, 2021

Cathy Cox, former Georgia Secretary of State and the current dean of Mercer’s School of Law, has been named as the sole finalist to become president of Georgia State and College University by the University...

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 26, 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.
Comparing killings in Macon and Ferguson

Comparing killings in Macon and Ferguson

Dave Oedel September 12, 2014

  Ferguson, Missouri and Macon, Georgia have both seen killings by white police officers of large, unarmed black men apparently acting erratically and, to varying degrees, threateningly.  Some responses...

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