CEASE Clinic featured in Flagpole Magazine

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Dennis Hastert gets 15 months in prison in hush money case

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Wednesday was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $250,000 to a victims’ fund in a hush money case that revealed he was being accused of sexually abusing young boys as a teacher in Illinois. He was also sentenced to two years of supervised release once he…

University of Georgia School of Law Hires Director for New Child Sex Abuse Legal Clinic

The University of Georgia School of Law has hired Emma Hetherington as the director of its innovative legal clinic to represent victims of child sexual abuse in civil suits against their abusers. “It was an opportunity I could not say no to,” Hetherington, a 2011 Georgia Law graduate, said of her new job. “It combines everything I’ve done in…

UGA law school alumnus funds nation’s first child sexual abuse victim clinic

The University of Georgia School of Law will be the first in the nation to have an experiential learning opportunity dedicated solely to the assistance of victims of child sexual abuse. The Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic will open January 2016. Initial funding for the clinic has been donated by Georgia Law alumnus…