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Kinkopf Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee

Professor Neil Kinkopf testified Sept. 7 before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice about the legalities and oversight of the Judgment Fund.

“The Judgment Fund fulfills a fundamentally important duty of the federal government — to provide an effective remedy when the rights of individuals are violated,” Kinkopf said.

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Panel: Stakes High in Appointment of Supreme Court Justice

What happens now? That’s the question many are asking after the the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Georgia State Law professors Neil Kinkopf, Eric Segall, Patrick Wiseman and Emory University Associate Law Professor Alexander “Sasha” Volokh… more »

Students Organize Feb. 17 Panel on Implications of Justice Scalia’s Death

The Georgia State Law American Constitution Society students tapped Professors Neil Kinkopf, Eric Segall, Patrick Wiseman and Emory University Associate Law Professor Alexander “Sasha” Volokh, for a noon panel discussion, “Implications of Justice Scalia’s Death,” on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Room 241.

Implications of Justice Scalia’s Death Time and… more »

A Brief History of Supreme Court Nominations During a Presidential Election Year

Starting almost immediately after the reports of Justice Scalia’s death, there has been controversy over whether President Obama can make a nomination to fill the vacancy and, if so, whether the Senate should consider a nomination given that it is a presidential election year. President Obama has announced his intention to make a nomination and… more »

Kinkopf Joins White House Strategy

On May 7, College of Law professor Neil Kinkopf attended a briefing at the White House at the invitation of President Obama. Kinkopf was among 150 community and legal leaders called to Washington, D.C., for a briefing and strategy session with administration officials to address the problem of vacancies and stalled confirmations in the federal… more »