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UGA law school to present symposium on 21st century policing Jan. 27

The UGA School of Law’s student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, will present the conference “Protect and Serve: Perspectives on 21st Century Policing” Jan. 27 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.

During this daylong conference, which begins at 8:30 a.m., scholars from across the country will discuss the current and future state of policing and its convergence with criminal law.

The symposium keynote address will be given at 3:15 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom by Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law. Chemerinsky is the founding dean and a distinguished professor for the law school.

The conference is open to the public and free to attend for UGA students, staff and faculty. Members of the public may attend for a cost of $12, which includes lunch. For attorneys, six continuing legal education credits, including one ethics hour, are available at a total cost of $80. Registration is required at