Georgia advocate issue

Georgia advocate issue

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Georgia advocate issue
Dates: 1994
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms2930

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia advocate is put out by the University of Georgia School of Law.

Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. has been a law professor at the University of Georgia School of Law since 1971. Professor Wilkes is a nationally recognized authority in the fields of criminal procedure, capital punishment, and postconviction remedies. Professor Wilkes is one of the leading authorities in the world on the writ of habeas corpus, and in London, England has engaged in extensive research on the history of the writ at such research facilities as the British Library, the Public Record Office (now the National Archives), the University of London, the House of Lords Record Office (now the Parliamentary Archives), the Institute of Historical Research, and the Royal Historical Society. Recently, the Supreme Court of Georgia cited Professor Wilkes' article, The Writ of Habeas Corpus in Georgia, 12 Ga. B.J. 20 (Feb. 2007), in its opinion in Nguyen v. State, 282 Ga. 483 (2007). University of Georgia Law School - Faculty Profile, Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. (Retrieved October 10, 2009)

Alfred Dreyfus was a "French army officer whose trial for treason began a 12-year controversy, known as the Dreyfus Affair, that deeply marked the political and social history of the French Third Republic." -- "Dreyfus, Alfred." Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Academic ed. (Retrieved February 8, 2010)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one bound volume of the Georgia Advocate, Fall 1994, Vol. 29, No. 1. It includes an article by Donald Wilkes about the Dreyfus case.

Index Terms

Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
France--Politics and government--1870-1940.
Georgia advocate.
Journals (periodicals).
Wilkes, Donald E. -- Dreyfus case began a century ago

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia advocate issue. MS 2930. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Georgia Advocate